Bailieborough News Thursday 28th May 2015

Bailieborough News. May 28th 2015. Matthew J. Cullen.

Bailieborough Tidy Towns calls it a day with a Final Lake Project:

Due to a serious lack of interest shown by Local Businesses/ Community of Bailieborough, the Tidy Towns Committee regrets that it must call it a Final Day. Please understand the reason why our small voluntary committee cannot continue and the impact this may have on the image of our Town with a risk of excessive litter and weeds appearing on our streets and no display of Flowers or Hanging Baskets to welcome visitors or tourists to our town.

It is very disappointing that our town may no longer remain the ‘Pride of Place’—that it deserves. Only time will tell the real impact this will have on our town and unfortunately the evidence already exists!

The committee together with Rose McCabe, Sadie/Bobby Gray and Sean O’Reilly sincerely thank its loyal volunteers and sponsors for supporting their work over the last 12 years. This is a sad time for all and the committee wishes the town all the best in the future.

As a farewell to you all, the committee hope to undertake one final project that will help enhance the recreational space at the front of the Town Lake. The completion date is set for July 2015. And the committee would greatly appreciate your support when fundraising for the project.

Please remember, we all have a responsibility to care for our Town.

 

Bailieborough Walking Group:

Wednesday, May 27th: Tunnyduff, West Knockbride. Easy walk—1 hour, Medium Walk—1 hour 30mins. Depart from Bailieborough Library at 6.55pm. Walks commence at Tunnyduff Hall at 7.15pm. Wednesday, June 3rd, Tierworker, Bailieborough. Advanced walk of over 2 hours plus. Departing from Bailieborough Library at 6.55pm. Walk commencing at Tierworker at 7.15pm. All welcome.

 

First Communion:

Congratulations to all the children from St. Felim’s, The Vale who made their First Holy Communion in St. Anne’s Chapel on Saturday morning last. All the children in the Bailieborough Church Area who made their First Communion over the past two weeks are invited to participate in the Mass and Eucharistic Procession due to take place on the Feast of Corpus Christi on Sunday, June 7th at 10.00am.

 

Good Luck:

Good luck and best wishes are extended to all the students who are sitting their exams over the next few weeks.

 

Library:

Citizens Information every Tuesday from 1.30pm-2.30pm.

‘Abair Leat’ Irish Conversational Group, Tuesdays from 1pm-2pm. Learning Irish for fun. Tea and coffee served. All welcome, free admission.

Parent, baby and toddler group every Wednesday from 11am-12.30pm. Lots of suitable toys, refreshments, all welcome, free admission.

Craft Group every Friday 10.30am-12.30pm. Sharing of crafts and ideas. Tea and coffee, all welcome.  Free admission.

 

Adult Book Club last Thursday of every month from 6pm-7pm. All new members welcome. Tea and coffee served. Free admission. Phone Library at 042 9665779 for details on all of the above.

 

Practical First Aid Course:

The Bailieborough Red Cross are running a two day certified Practical First Aid Course which will be held upstairs in Bailieborough Library and staged over two Saturdays; June 6th and 13th. Registration at 10am on the 6th. Places will be limited so please register your interest by phone: 087 2346526.

 

Charity Beard Shave:

Calling all the hairy (and not so hairy)!!  Ladies, have you been looking for an excuse to get your other half to shave that beard?? Well, here’s one…. A Charity Beard Shave in aid of Down Syndrome Support, Cavan will take place in the Bailie Hotel on Friday next, May 29th, 2015.  So far, there are 13 men that will have their beards shaved on FRIDAY 29th MAY. The night is shaping up to be a great nights craic in the lounge of the Hotel with a lively band playing and a raffle on the night with fantastic spot prizes to be won . . . thanks to the very generous local businesses. If any more volunteers would like to join us, please contact Orla Monaghan for a sponsorship card.

 

Classes:

Classes at Bailieborough Business Centre: QQI Level 4 Information and Technology, taking applications for new class, QQI Level 4 Computer Applications, QQI Level 4 Health and Safety in the Workplace, Skills for Work, and Computers for Beginners.  Call for more details 042-969-4716, or call in to the Bailieborough Business Centre, Shercock Road, Bailieborough. Beside the playground.

 

Mass for Healing:

To coincide with the beginning of the Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes, a special Mass for Healing will take place in St. Anne’s Church on Wednesday, May 27th at 7.30pm. The Sacrament of Healing will be administered during this Mass. A cup of tea/coffee will be provided in the Prayer Room immediately after the Mass.

 

Bailieborough Shamrocks: Underage Training Times:

Underage training continues for the Under 6 (at 11 am on Saturday mornings) and Under 8 and 10 (at 10am on Saturdays and 7pm on Tuesdays). Contact Brian Keegan 087 9661069 for further details.

 

Pilgrimage to Knock:

A Pilgrimage to Knock takes place on Sunday, May 31st. A bus will be leaving Bailieborough at 9.00am. Fare €20. Bookings can be made with Geraldine at 042 9378504 or 087 964 3884—after 6.00pm.

 

Bailieboro Celtic A.F.C.:

Bailieboro Celtic AFC are delighted to be hosting an FAI Summer Soccer Schools Camp again this year from July 13th to July 17th at the Vale Grounds. Log on to www.summersoccerschools.ie  or call 1890 653 653 to book early. Discounts apply for family bookings.

 

Computers for beginners:

Classes at Bailieborough Business Centre. Do you want to learn the basics of using a computer? These classes will help you with the basics of starting to use a computer, from turning it on, typing a letter, using the internet and more. All you ever wanted to know, but were afraid to ask. Call 0429694716 for more details.

 

Bailieborough Agricultural Show Annual Quiz:

Bailieborough Agricultural Show will host their annual Table Quiz on Friday, June 5th at 9pm in The Hotel Bailie, Main Street, Bailieborough. All welcome to attend, €40 per table of 4, plaques will be awarded to the winning teams, 1st Prize €100, 2nd Prize €50 and 3rd Prize €25! Raffle on the night! All welcome to attend! For more information email bailieboroshow@gmail.com

 

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for June 2015:

The following are the dates for Baptisms in Saint Anne’s Church: Saturday, June 6th (Deacon Damien), Sunday, June 7th at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael), Sunday, June 14th at 12.30 (Fr. Michael), Saturday, June 20th at 4.30pm (Deacon Damien) and Sunday, June 21st at 12.30 (Fr. Michael).

 

Leisure Centre:

New Studio Classes, check out our facebook page for details of different classes.

Monday:  BLT 10.00-10.45am and Ladies Fitness 8.30pm.

Tuesday:  Mugendo Kickboxing 6.30-8.30.

Wednesday:  Pilates 10-11am, BLT at 6.30, Step Aerobics from 7.30 to 8.30.

Thursday: Yoga at 10 and Turbo training at 7pm.

Friday:  Men’s Fitness at 8.45.

Studio and Treatment rooms available to rent, Call 042 9666644. Suitable for many uses.

€30 for 30 days membership pool or gym membership still available.

Check us out on www.bailieboroughleisurecentre.com  or find us on facebook for regular updates.

 

Weightwatchers:

WeightWatchers continues each Monday night in The BDA Centre, Shercock Road, Bailieborough at 8pm. Why not come along, lose weight and feel great! Details contact Jenny 086 2418361.

 

Walk, Jog Or Run….

Exercising Is FUN! Every Monday and Wednesday evenings at 8pm join us at Bailieborough Community Centre! All welcome—no matter what your fitness levels are!. Ok folks, join us to run, jog or walk and most importantly tea, biscuits, fruit and chat afterwards.

 

East Cavan Gaels GAA Hurling: Club News 25th May 2015: U6/8/10;

The next blitz is this coming Wednesday in Carrickmacross with Carrick, Blayney and Clontibret, 6.45-8.15. Pitch is on the Culloville/Crossmaglen road. Meeting there from 6.30. No training in Bailieborough Friday due to the holiday weekend so as many as possible to Wednesday blitz please.

U12/14/16/18; No games this week so training for all on Wednesday in Bailieborough.

Training times and venues; If blitz on then no training.

Under 8/10; next blitz is Wednesday 27th May in Carrick.

Kingscourt group; Wednesdays 6-7.30 at Kingscourt Stars GAA grounds.

Bailieborough group; Friday 6-7.30 at the Community School pitch. No training this Friday. For all U8/10 information contact Willie Gaughan 087 164 9280.

Under 12/14/16/18;  All training is collective in Bailieborough and subject to change. Wednesday in St. Anne’s Park 7pm. Players will receive a text.

For all U12-U18 information contact Kathryn O’Flynn 087 244 1371.

 

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The Model School in Bailieborough:

The children had a special guest drop by the school last week, none other than Marty Mone. He sang his new chart song ‘Hit the Diff’ to all the children and signed  autographs for all the students.

 

Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd:

The Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd Committee is available to help cancer patients or their families. Free Taxi service available. For further information contact: Michael Cullen 087 154 2447, Edel Fox 086 1004030 or Geraldine Gormley 087 7949448.

 

Tanagh Outdoor Summer Adventure Camps:

Tanagh Outdoor Adventure Summer Camps are now open. Contact Philomena on 049-5552988 for more information. Application forms can be downloaded from www.tanaghoutdooreducation.com Participation is open to anyone between the ages of 9-16 years. Book early to avoid disappointment.

 

Cavan County Fleadh in Swanlinbar:

Cavan County Fleadh 2015 will take place in Swanlinbar from Friday 29th May to Monday 1st June. Official opening on Friday 29 May, with open air concert featuring Knockmore Ceili Band. Other events include Cissies Kitchen, gig rig and street

Seisiuns. Saturday 30th May: Fleadh Sets Ceili at 10pm. Culilcagh walk on Sunday 31st May and 4pm Fleadh parade featuring street entertainers, dancers, musicians, floats. A weekend not to be missed!!

 

Citizens Information Service:

Co. Cavan Citizens Information Service is in the Library, Bailieborough every Tuesday from 1.30 – 2.30pm. Information on Social Welfare, Employment, Tax, Health etc… A Free and Confidential Service. Tel. 0761 07 5200.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous:

Local meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous are held in: The Health Centre, Kells Road on Wednesdays at 8.30pm.

 

The Samaritans:

 

The Samaritans have a new Freephone number: 116 123 for people who are struggling to cope. The line is open and free 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.

 

 If any readers have items of interest to be included in the Bailieborough News, (Obituaries, News Items, Sports, etc…), please e-mail: mattie42@eircom.net or call 042 9666200.

 

Bailieborough News Thursday 21st May 2015

Bailieborough News. May 21st  2015. Matthew J. Cullen.

Town Lake Clean-Up:

The Irish Wildlife Trust Cavan branch would like to sincerely thank all the nature lovers who turned out on Saturday morning last for the Bailieborough Town Lake Big Clean-Up. The clean-up was in response to the multiple incidences of bird injuries and deaths occurring over the past couple of months, with the latest injury, which affected the crooked neck swan, attributed to the unfortunate ignorance of some individuals who carelessly leave behind fishing lines and hooks which animals ensnare themselves in and can suffer a prolonged and painful death.
As a result of the clean-up we have recovered hundreds of metres of fishing line and numerous barbed hooks from the lake. And we also sadly recovered 20 black refuse sacks full of rubbish from the perimeter of the lake which is also a testament to people’s ignorance to their own natural environment. Hundreds of discarded bottles and cans were collected. If only people knew that one bottle has the potential to kill hundreds of small mammals over many years, as the mammals, once they climb into a bottle, cannot get back out because of the slippery surface, and they die of starvation.
We would like to thank everyone who came out on the day, especially Vincent McCormack who volunteered his time and boat so that we could retrieve the waste from the lake. Also Ian and Elaine Gough who came from Mullagh, Liz McKenna from BirdWatch Ireland and Peter McConnell and Bertha Waller for taking the photos. If there is anything we have learned from this incident it is that we, as humans, need to apportion more effort within our lives to the welfare and respect of the natural environment. After all, without it, where would we be?

 

Bailieborough Walking Group:

 Wednesday May 20th. Mullaghmeen Forest, Oldcastle. Advanced Walk – 2.5 hours. Depart from Bailieborough Library at 6.30pm. Meet at Millbrook, Oldcastle at 7pm. Walk commences at Mullaghmeen Forest at 7.15pm. All welcome.

Wednesday, May 27th: Tunnyduff, West Knockbride. Easy walk—1 hour, Medium Walk—1 hour 30mins. Depart from Bailieborough Library at 6.55pm. Walks commence at Tunnyduff Hall at 7.15pm.

 

First Communion:

Congratulations to all the children from St. Anne’s N.S. and the Model N.S., who made their First Holy Communion in St. Anne’s Chapel on Saturday morning last. Next Saturday, the children from St. Felim’s, The Vale will make their First Holy Communion in St. Anne’s at 11.30am.

 

Free Study Space:

Study space available for all exam students at Bailieborough Library during Library opening hours EXCEPT Wednesdays 10.30am-2.15pm; and Fridays 10.30am-2.15pm. Free WIFI. Only requirement is to be a member of the Library and membership is free.

 

Mass for the Sick:

To coincide with the beginning of the Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes, a special Mass for the Sick will take place in St. Anne’s Church on Wednesday, May 27th at 7.30pm. The Sacrament of the Sick will be administered during this Mass.

 

Library:

Citizens Information every Tuesday from 1.30pm-2.30pm.

‘Abair Leat’ Irish Conversational Group, Tuesdays from 1pm-2pm. Learning Irish for fun. Tea and coffee served. All welcome, free admission.

Parent, baby and toddler group every Wednesday from 11am-12.30pm. Lots of suitable toys, refreshments, all welcome, free admission.

Craft Group every Friday 10.30am-12.30pm. Sharing of crafts and ideas. Tea and coffee, all welcome.  Free admission.

 

Adult Book Club

last Thursday of every month from 6pm-7pm. All new members welcome. Tea and coffee served. Free admission. Phone Library at 042 9665779 for details on all of the above.

 

Congratulations:

Congratulations to all the pupils who graduated from the Bailieborough Community School on Thursday evening last. We wish them well for the future!

 

May is Mary’s Month:

The Rosary will be recited at the Grotto on the Virginia Road every evening during the month of May at 8.00pm. No Rosary on Saturdays. Everyone welcome to offer prayer for the sick of our Parish as well as any private intention.

 

Practical First Aid Course:

The Bailieborough Red Cross are running a two day certified Practical First Aid Course which will be held upstairs in Bailieborough Library and staged over two Saturdays; June 6th and 13th. Registration at 10am on the 6th. Places will be limited so please register your interest by phone: 087 2346526.

 

Classes:

Classes at Bailieborough Business Centre: QQI Level 4 Information and Technology, taking applications for new class, QQI Level 4 Computer Applications, QQI Level 4 Health and Safety in the Workplace, Skills for Work, and Computers for Beginners.  Call for more details 042-969-4716, or call in to the Bailieborough Business Centre, Shercock Road, Bailieborough. Beside the playground.

 

BAILIEBOROUGH SOCIAL DAY CENTRE:

Get Together for the usual activities in the Community Centre on Wednesday, May 20th from 2.30-4.30pm. Names and deposits for holiday to Wicklow on June 22nd for three nights will be taken for members and non-members. For further information, please contact 042 96 65232 or any committee member.  New members welcome.

 

Bailieborough Community Choir:

Bailieborough Community Choir under the baton of Thomas Hanley, Musical Director presents ‘Midsummer Melodies’ on Saturday next, 23rd May in Trinity Hall Bailieborough at 8 pm.
Local guest artists will appear on the night. Voluntary donation at door and light refreshments at end of concert. All welcome.

 

Ulster Schools Success:

Congratulations to Jade Williams (a pupil of Bailieborough Community School) and an athlete from Shercock AC who won the U15 Girls Hammer event beating the record (her own set last year) by 5m, at the Ulster Schools Athletic Championships that was held in the Antrim Forum over last weekend. She had a best throw of 51.32m and will now go on to compete in the All-Ireland Schools Championships in Tullamore on 30th May.

 

Community Resource House:

Summer Camp at the Bailieborough Resource House: June 29th – July 3rd for 5 – 7 year olds and July 6th – July 10th for 8 – 11 year olds. €30 per child per week. Limited numbers so get bookings in early.

All children must be at school. Tel : 0429666068 or Email :bailieborough@eircom.net

 

Bailieborough Shamrocks: Underage Training Times:

Underage training continues for the Under 6 (at 11 am on Saturday mornings) and Under 8 and 10 (at 10am on Saturdays and 7pm on Tuesdays). Contact Brian Keegan 087 9661069 for further details.

 

Book Reading:

Timothy O’Grady is the author of ‘I Could Read the Sky’, a chilling and beautiful book, which reflects on one man’s story of emigration to England. Timothy will read from his book and reflect on the story of emigration at the Library on Tuesday, August 26th at 7pm. All are very welcome and admission is free.

 

Charity Beard Shave:

Calling all the hairy (and not so hairy)!!  Ladies, have you been looking for an excuse to get your other half to shave that beard?? Well, here’s one…. A Charity Beard Shave in aid of Down Syndrome Support, Cavan will take place in the Bailie Hotel on Friday, May 29th, 2015.  So far, there are 13 men that will have their beards shaved on FRIDAY 29th MAY. The night is shaping up to be a great nights craic in the lounge of the Hotel with a lively band playing and a raffle on the night with fantastic spot prizes to be won . . . thanks to the very generous local businesses. If any more volunteers would like to join us, please contact Orla Monaghan for a sponsorship card.

 

Bailieborough Celtic A.F.C.: Under 15’s complete the Double in Style:

Bailieboro Celtic 4 – 0 Kingscourt. A dry but blustery day for the Cup Final held in the M.D.L. Bailieboro got off to a strong start against the wind and took the game to Kingscourt. The first goal came after 10 mins with a cross sung in from the right wing by Ryan Lennon.
Callum Clarke got the ball under control in the box, beat his man and
finished coolly. That helped to settle the nerves. Kingscourt applied more
pressure and used the wind to their advantage, however the defence stood
strong with solid performances from Seosamh Sheerin and Jack Barry.
In the 2nd half, Bailieboro pushed on and scored two quick goals with an
excellent 20 meter strike by Scott Prendergast followed by a well worked
goal down the left wing with a low driving cross across the goals which was
turned in by Sean Obuseng. The fourth goal came with about 20 mins
remaining which was a brilliant individual goal by Cillian Traynor. He
picked up the ball on the right wing inside the opposition half beating
three players before cutting back in on his left foot to slot it past the
keeper.
Bailieboro carried on working to the end, with a Man of the Match
performance from Seanie Keoghan and a captain’s role played by Matthew
Traynor. The game was played with great sportsmanship and a good spirit by both teams. It was a great win and a well-deserved League and Cup double. The first for this team.
Congratulations to all the players, coaches and parents—it was a great way to
end the season.

Bailieboro Celtic AFC are delighted to be hosting an FAI Summer Soccer Schools Camp again this year from July 13th to July 17th at the Vale Grounds. Log on to www.summersoccerschools.ie  or call 1890 653 653 to book early. Discounts apply for family bookings.

 

Pilgrimage to Knock:

A Pilgrimage to Knock takes place on Sunday, May 31st. A bus will be leaving Bailieborough at 9.00am. Fare €20. Bookings can be made with Geraldine at 042 9378504 or 087 964 3884—after 6.00pm.

 

Bailieborough Community Text Alert:

Annual fee of €5 is now due on receiving text alerts. Contact, Seamus Sheridan, Kells Road, Vincent Cooney, Galbolie or Kevin Carolan, Pine Grove. The next monthly meeting takes place on Monday next, May 25th at 9.00pm, sharp, in the Hotel Bailie. New members are very welcome.

 

Computers for beginners:

Classes at Bailieborough Business Centre. Do you want to learn the basics of using a computer? These classes will help you with the basics of starting to use a computer, from turning it on, typing a letter, using the internet and more. All you ever wanted to know, but were afraid to ask. Call 0429694716 for more details.

 

Public Meeting:

The Cavan Branch of the National Land League of Ireland will be meeting in St. Kilian’s Heritage Centre, Mullagh, on Tuesday night the 26th May at 8pm.  This is a Public meeting ahead of the opening of a free and confidential advisory service for anyone facing Mortgage difficulty. All welcome.

 

Bailieborough Agricultural Show Annual Quiz:

Bailieborough Agricultural Show will host their annual Table Quiz on Friday, June 5th at 9pm in The Hotel Bailie, Main Street, Bailieborough. All welcome to attend, €40 per table of 4, plaques will be awarded to the winning teams, 1st Prize €100, 2nd Prize €50 and 3rd Prize €25! Raffle on the night! All welcome to attend! For more information email bailieboroshow@gmail.com

 

Leisure Centre:

New Studio Classes, check out our facebook page for details of different classes.

Monday:  BLT 10.00-10.45am and Ladies Fitness 8.30pm.

Tuesday:  Mugendo Kickboxing 6.30-8.30.

Wednesday:  Pilates 10-11am, BLT at 6.30, Step Aerobics from 7.30 to 8.30.

Thursday: Yoga at 10 and Turbo training at 7pm.

Friday:  Men’s Fitness at 8.45.

Studio and Treatment rooms available to rent, Call 042 9666644. Suitable for many uses.

€30 for 30 days membership pool or gym membership still available.

Check us out on www.bailieboroughleisurecentre.com  or find us on facebook for regular updates.

 

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for May and June 2015:

The following are the dates for Baptisms in Saint Anne’s Church: Saturday, May 23rd at 4.30pm (Deacon Damien), Saturday, June 6th (Deacon Damien), Sunday, June 7th at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael), Sunday, June 14th at 12.30 (Fr. Michael), Saturday, June 20th at 4.30pm (Deacon Damien) and Sunday, June 21st at 12.30 (Fr. Michael).

 

Walk, Jog Or Run….

Exercising Is FUN! Every Monday and Wednesday evenings at 8pm join us at Bailieborough Community Centre! All welcome—no matter what your fitness levels are!. Ok folks, join us to run, jog or walk and most importantly tea, biscuits, fruit and chat afterwards.

 

East Cavan Gaels GAA Hurling: Club News 18th May 2015

 

U6/8/10; Thanks to Aiden Kelly and all at Monaghan GAA for the Under 8/10 blitz on Wednesday last in Cloghan. Our lads performed very well winning all four of their games.

U12; The boys rounded out the Spring (non-competitive) league with a win away to Annalee on Thursday last. This sets them up well for the U13 Summer league and the U12 league/championship in the Autumn. Well done to all!

U14/16/18; The next round of the under 16 league see’s our lads head to Cootehill for a match v the hosts at 7pm. This promises to be a competitive encounter.

Training times and venues; If blitz on then no training.

Under 8/10; Kingscourt group;

Wednesdays 6-7.30 at Kingscourt Stars GAA grounds.

Bailieborough group; Friday 6-7.30 at the Community School pitch.

For all U8/10 information contact Willie Gaughan 087 164 9280.

Under 12/14/16/18; All training is collective in Bailieborough and subject to change.

Wednesday in St. Anne’s Park 7pm. Players will receive a text.

For all U12-U18 information contact Kathryn O’Flynn 087 244 1371.

 

Tanagh Outdoor Summer Adventure Camps:

Tanagh Outdoor Adventure Summer Camps are now open. Contact Philomena on 049-5552988 for more information. Application forms can be downloaded from www.tanaghoutdooreducation.com Participation is open to anyone between the ages of 9-16 years. Book early to avoid disappointment.

 

Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes:

will take place from 27th May to 1st June led by the Bishop of Kilmore Rev Leo O’ Reilly D.D.

Places are filling up fast but there may be a few seats left by contacting the Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan 049 4375 004 Ext 100

for the Pilgrim Section. Bookings for anyone wishing to travel with the Assisted Pilgrims should contact Fr Kevin Fay, Lavey, Ballyjamesduff,

Co Cavan on 087 857 9968 / 049 433 0018 – and again there may still be a few seats available.

 

Mindfullness Meditation Course: Mind Full or Mindful? :

Mindfullness is the practise of being attentively present. It is called a practice in the same way that we say that people practice the piano. Being attentive is a skill that grows with practice. The practice is simply to relax and bring forth an awareness of what is happening in the present. During the four week introductory course, the basic instructions of Mindfullness Meditation are given sequentially, each week building on the previous one.

The venue is the Virginia Show Centre on May 20th, 27th, June 3rd and 10th from 7.30pm to 9.00pm. Fee: €15 per session. Essential items: Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a rug/mat, cushion and warm blanket. For further information and booking, please contact Sheena at 083 105 6111. Places will be limited, so booking is essential.

 

Cavan County Fleadh in Swanlinbar:

Cavan County Fleadh 2015 will take place in Swanlinbar from Friday 29th May to Monday 1st June. Official opening on Friday 29 May, with open air concert featuring Knockmore Ceili Band. Other events include Cissies Kitchen, gig rig and street

Seisiuns. Saturday 30th May: Fleadh Sets Ceili at 10pm. Culilcagh walk on Sunday 31st May and 4pm Fleadh parade featuring street entertainers, dancers, musicians, floats. A weekend not to be missed!!

 

Citizens Information Service:

Co. Cavan Citizens Information Service is in the Library, Bailieborough every Tuesday from 1.30 – 2.30pm. Information on Social Welfare, Employment, Tax, Health etc… A Free and Confidential Service. Tel. 0761 07 5200.

 

 

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Jade Williams

Hi just to update you on some recent athletics success of a Cavan athlete at the Ulster Schools athletic champs that was on over the weekend in Antrim Forum. Jade Williams (a pupil of Bailieborough CS) and an athlete from Shercock AC won the U15 girls hammer event beating the record (her own set last year) by 5m.

She had a best of 51.32m and will now go on to compete in the All-Ireland schools in Tullamore on 30th May.

GAA 15-5-15

 Model School children

Took part in the recent G.A.A. 7-a-side football blitz held in St. Aidans Comprehensive School on Friday.

Alcoholics Anonymous:

Local meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous are held in: The Health Centre, Kells Road on Wednesdays at 8.30pm.

 

Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd:

The Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd Committee is available to help cancer patients or their families. Free Taxi service available. For further information contact: Michael Cullen 087 154 2447, Edel Fox 086 1004030 or Geraldine Gormley 087 7949448.

 

The Samaritans:

The Samaritans have a new Freephone number: 116 123 for people who are struggling to cope. The line is open and free 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.

 

If any readers have items of interest to be included in the Bailieborough News, (Obituaries, News Items, Sports, etc…), please e-mail: mattie42@eircom.net or call 042 9666200.

 

Bailieborough News Thursday May 14th 2015

Bailieborough News. May 14th 2015. Matthew J. Cullen.

Mrs. Mary Burmiston (nee Fisher): The death of Mrs Mary Burmiston (nee Fisher), Tandragee, Bailieborough occurred recently following a short illness in Cavan General Hospital.

Mary was one of thirteen children born to Adam and Annie Fisher, Killinkere, Co. Cavan. She attended school in Lisnagirl, Killinkere and this was followed by working positions both North and South of the border. From this, Mary developed into the lovely lady everyone knew and admired.

Mary married Jim Burmiston at the young age of 18 and became the devoted mother of Jimmy, David (died shortly after birth), Ann, Carol, Richie and Elizabeth. Jim died suddenly in July, 1983, leaving Mary with a young family and she took on the role of a single parent with love, enthusiasm and dedication. Mary was a very fun loving and outdoor person—anywhere there was a group of people forming, she wanted to be there for a bit of craic—as she would put it. She was a very keen dancer and loved nothing better than getting all dressed up in her finery and heading off to the ‘Ballroom of Romance Halls’ and dancing the night away with Michael, Ella and all of her many friends. She loved being involved with the local Red Cross and in particular, helping out at the Old Folks Party—although she never thought herself as one. She also became involved and performed in the plays that were produced locally.  The Charity shop was also one of her favourite places, having a laugh with Sister Mary and the Ladies.

It was also known, that if Mary had something to say—it was said—tact was not always high on her list but that was part of what made her the lovely person that she was. Most of all, Mary will be remembered for her love of children.

Mary is survived by her children: Jimmy, Ann, Carol, Richie and Elizabeth. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Robert, Trevor, Melissa, Jeff, Simon, Alma, Calvin, Matthew, Asha and Ross her eight great grandchildren, the McBrierty family, all the children in Tandragee, as well as the countless others who were lucky enough to know, love and be loved by Mary right up until the end.

The loss of Mary is especially felt by her four surviving siblings, Essie in Canningstown, Adam in Kells, Isabel in Bangor and Jimmy in Canada.

Mary’s Funeral Service took place in Bailieborough Parish Church and she was laid to rest in the adjoining new cemetery.

 

Relaghbeg Fundraising Committee:

We just wanted to say a Huge Big ‘Thank You’ to everybody that helped out over the last few days with getting the Marquee ready, making sandwiches and goodies for the walkers. All our stewards, the Red Cross who were on hand if needed, Bridie Rahill Cabs for providing the return shuttle bus for the walk, all the gang at Smyth’s Bar, Relaghbeg for providing the venue and for looking after us so well as always, ‘Say La V’ for helping us rock into the wee hours and last but by no means least, you guys for coming out and supporting us!! There is still one last event for Enable Ireland Children Services North East so plenty of time to donate to the charity if you missed out… We really appreciate all your help and support THANK YOU!!!!

 

Bailieborough Walking Group:

Wednesday, May 13th – Deerpark Forest, Virginia. Easy Walk – 1 hour. Moderate Walk – 1 hour 30 min. Leaving Bailieborough Library at 6-45pm. Walk’s commencing at Virginia Rugby Club entrance to Deerpark Forest at 7-15pm. All welcome.

 

First Communion:

The children from St. Anne’s and the Model Schools will make their First Communion on Saturday next, May 16th and the children from St. Felim’s on Saturday, May 23rd. Both Masses will be at 11.30am.

 

Free Study Space:

Study space available for all exam students at Bailieborough Library during Library opening hours EXCEPT Wednesdays 10.30am-2.15pm; and Fridays 10.30am-2.15pm. Free WIFI. Only requirement is to be a member of the Library and membership is free.

 

Library:

Citizens Information every Tuesday from 1.30pm-2.30pm.

‘Abair Leat’ Irish Conversational Group, Tuesdays from 1pm-2pm. Learning Irish for fun. Tea and coffee served. All welcome, free admission.

Parent, baby and toddler group every Wednesday from 11am-12.30pm. Lots of suitable toys, refreshments, all welcome, free admission.

Craft Group every Friday 10.30am-12.30pm. Sharing of crafts and ideas. Tea and coffee, all welcome.  Free admission.

Adult Book Club last Thursday of every month from 6pm-7pm. All new members welcome. Tea and coffee served. Free admission. Phone Library at 042 9665779 for details on all of the above.

 

May is Mary’s Month:

The Rosary will be recited at the Grotto on the Virginia Road every evening during the month of May at 8.00pm. No Rosary on Saturdays. Everyone welcome to offer prayer for the sick of our Parish as well as any private intention.

 

Classes:

Classes at Bailieborough Business Centre:

QQI Level 4 Information and Technology taking applications for new class,

QQI Level 4 Computer Applications,

QQI Level 4 Health and Safety in the Workplace,

Skills for Work, Computers for Beginners.

Call for more details 042-969-4716, or call in to the Bailieborough Business Centre, Shercock Road, Bailieborough. Beside the playground.

 

 

Photography Classes:

Photography classes with Bob Lynch at Bailieborough Business Centre. Beginners and Intermediate. May 18th for 8 weeks, cost €95. Call 0429694716 or 086-728–3888 to book your place.

 

 

Bailieborough Community Choir:

Bailieborough Community Choir under the baton of Thomas Hanley, Musical Director presents ‘Midsummer Melodies’ on Saturday, 23rd May in Trinity Hall Bailieborough at 8 pm.
Local guest artists will appear on the night. Voluntary donation at door and light refreshments at end of concert.

 

 

Community Resource House:

Summer Camp at the Bailieborough Resource House: June 29th – July 3rd for 5 – 7 year olds and July 6th – July 10th for 8 – 11 year olds. €30 per child per week. Limited numbers so get bookings in early.

All children must be at school. Tel : 0429666068 or Email :bailieborough@eircom.net

 

Irish Wildlife Trust: Nature Day:

As part of Biodiversity Week, 2015, the Irish Wildlife Trust are holding a ‘Nature Day’ on Sunday next, May 17th at Janet McGuigan’s Nature Garden at the Stonewall, Bailieborough. Activities will commence at 1.00pm and there will be something to keep everyone occupied. A Scavenger Hunt, I—Spy, a Wildlife Treasure Hunt, are some of the planned events. Go for a walk along the old Celtic lane at the back entrance to the house and tick off the list what you can see or collect along the way! Make a ‘Bird Box’ or Insect House’—use wood or bring your own container! Go on an ‘Insect Safari’ around the garden! Draw and/ or Paint a plant or animal! How many birds, animals and flowers, can you find? Quiz—what’s up that tree? Match up as many as you can! Look for tree and plant seedlings in the garden. Ask if you can dig them up and plant them in a pot and take them home with you! A present of Sunflower seeds to everyone! Contact Eilish at 086 827 3470 for further details.

 

‘Bealtaine’ at the Library:

Bailieborough Library celebrating Bealtaine ‘The Art of Sewing, Knitting and Fabric Manipulation’—a workshop by Karen McArdle, textile designer and member of Design and Crafts Council of Ireland on Thursday, May 14th from 11am-1pm. Free workshop and places strictly limited.

Ring 042 9665779 for further details.

 

Bailieborough Shamrocks: Underage Training Times:

Underage training continues for the Under 6 (at 11 am on Saturday mornings) and Under 8 and 10 (at 10am on Saturdays and 7pm on Tuesdays). Contact Brian Keegan 087 9661069 for further details.

 

 

Cavan Birdwatch:

Dawn Chorus events are scheduled for Sunday next, 17th May at 4.30 a.m. This will be a great opportunity to learn more about birdsong and enjoy an early morning walk at dawn.

Walks will take place at the following locations; Bailieborough: Castle Lake Forest. Meet at the Lakeshore car park (Lear Entrance).

Killeshandra: meet at Town Lake.

Warm clothing and sturdy footwear are recommended. All welcome.

 

Bailieborough Celtic A.F.C.:

Bailieboro Celtic AFC are delighted to be hosting an FAI Summer Soccer Schools Camp again this year from July 13th to July 17th at the Vale Grounds. Log on to www.summersoccerschools.ie  or call 1890 653 653 to book early. Discounts apply for family bookings.

 

Bailieborough Shamrocks G.A.A: Football

Underage training continues

Under 6 (@11 am  Saturday mornings )

Under 8 and 10 (@10 am Saturdays and 7pm Tuesdays)

Contact Brian Keegan 087- 9661069 for further details.

 

 

Pilgrimage to Knock:

A Pilgrimage to Knock takes place on Sunday, May 31st. A bus will be leaving Bailieborough at 9.00am. Fare €20. Bookings can be made with Geraldine at 042 9378504 or 087 964 3884—after 6.00pm.

 

Cavan v Monaghan Match:

Anyone going to the Cavan v Monaghan match should order their match tickets from the Bailieborough Shamrock’s club as this is an all ticket match. People should give their name to Aishling phone number 0863749757 or any committee member before Monday the 18th May.

 

Bailieborough Community Text Alert:

Annual fee of €5 is now due on receiving text alerts. Contact, Seamus Sheridan, Kells Road, Vincent Cooney, Galbolie or Kevin Carolan, Pine Grove. The next monthly meeting takes place on Monday, May 25th at 9.00pm, sharp, in the Hotel Bailie. New members are very welcome.

 

‘A Song for Charlie’:

A Song for Charlie invites all to a Cheque Presentation on Saturday, 16th May in the Carraig Springs, Crosskeys, Co. Cavan.

Proceeds going to Cavan Branch Cystic Fibrosis and East Cavan Special Abilities, Swim Club, Bailieborough. Music on the night. No cover charge. All welcome.

 

Computers for beginners:

Classes at Bailieborough Business Centre. Do you want to learn the basics of using a computer? These classes will help you with the basics of starting to use a computer, from turning it on, typing a letter, using the internet and more. All you ever wanted to know, but were afraid to ask. Call 0429694716 for more details.

 

‘Woofs and Wellies’:

A Charity Dog Walk hosted by Knockbride Macra Na Feirme in aid of Cavan S.P.C.A. will take place on Sunday, May 17th at 3.00pm at the Castle Lake, (Shercock Road, entrance). Entry fee €10. Family fun day out!

 

Bailieborough Agricultural Show:

Bailieborough Agricultural Show will be held on July 4th 2015, in Gray’s Field, Virginia Road, Bailieborough. The show, now in its 40th year, will host classes such as horses, sheep, cattle, home industries and a dog show! This year’s event will be a family fun filled day! For more information please contact bailieboroshow@gmail.com or check out Bailieborough Agricultural Show on Facebook.

 

Leisure Centre:  New Studio Classes, check out our facebook page for details of different classes.

Monday:  BLT 10.00-10.45am and Ladies Fitness 8.30pm.

Tuesday:  Mugendo Kickboxing 6.30-8.30.

Wednesday:  Pilates 10-11am, BLT at 6.30, Step Aerobics from 7.30 to 8.30.

Thursday: Yoga at 10 and Turbo training at 7pm.

Friday:  Men’s Fitness at 8.45.

Studio and Treatment rooms available to rent, Call 042 9666644. Suitable for many uses.

€30 for 30 days membership pool or gym membership still available.

Check us out on www.bailieboroughleisurecentre.com  or find us on facebook for regular updates.

 

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for May and June 2015:

The following are the dates for Baptisms in Saint Anne’s Church: Sunday, May 17th at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael), Saturday, May 23rd at 4.30pm (Deacon Damien), Saturday, June 6th (Deacon Damien), Sunday, June 7th at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael), Sunday, June 14th at 12.30 (Fr. Michael), Saturday, June 20th at 4.30pm (Deacon Damien) and Sunday, June 21st at 12.30 (Fr. Michael).

 

Walk, Jog Or Run…. Exercising Is FUN! Every Monday and Wednesday evenings at 8pm join us at Bailieborough Community Centre! All welcome—no matter what your fitness levels are!. Ok folks, join us to run, jog or walk and most importantly tea, biscuits, fruit and chat afterwards.

 

East Cavan Gaels GAA Hurling: Club News 11th May 2015

U6/8/10; The next blitz is this coming Wednesday in Cloghan at a Monaghan GAA Monster blitz. 7-9pm.

U12; The final round of the Spring league sees the boys away to play Annalee Gaels on Wednesday next.

U14/16/18; This week’s game is postponed to a later date so just training on Wednesday.

School Skills; Congratulations to Jack Guinness and Michael O’Reilly who finished first and third respectively in the Cavan Cumbann na mBunscoil skills competition. Jack will represent Cavan schools playing in Croke Park before one of the summer’s big championship games. Well done Jack.

Training times and venues; If blitz on then no training.

Under 8/10; next blitz is Wednesday 13th May in Cloghan.

Kingscourt group; Wednesdays 6-7.30 at Kingscourt Stars GAA grounds.

Bailieborough group; Friday  6-7.30 at the Community School pitch.

For all U8/10 information contact Willie Gaughan 087 164 9280.

Under 12/14/16/18; All training is collective in Bailieborough and subject to change. Wednesday in St. Anne’s Park 7pm. Players will receive a text.

For all U12-U18 information contact Kathryn O’Flynn 087 244 1371.

 

The Friends of Virginia Health Centre:

The Friends of Virginia Community Health Centre, Residential and Day Care Services—are a voluntary group who visit resident’s, provide comforts, organise entertainment and stimulating activities in the Centre.

Currently the Group are Fund-Raising to enhance the Grounds of the Centre, through Tree and Shrub planting and the inclusion of a Wild Flower Meadow. The Group are holding a ‘Coffee Morning’ in the Centre on Wednesday, May  13th, 2015 between 10am and 3pm. Your support would be very much appreciated. Anyone who would like to sponsor a Tree or some Shrubs can contact the Centre on 049 854 6212.

 

Tanagh Outdoor Adventure Camps:

Tanagh Outdoor Adventure Camps are now open. Contact Philomena on 049-5552988 for more information. Application forms can be downloaded from www.tanaghoutdooreducation.com

Participation is open to anyone between the ages of 9-16 years. We provide FREE bus service from local pick up points.

 

Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes

will take place from 27th May to 1st June led by the Bishop of Kilmore Rev Leo O’ Reilly D.D.

Places are filling up fast but there may be a few seats left by contacting the Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan 049 4375 004 Ext 100

for the Pilgrim Section. Bookings for anyone wishing to travel with the Assisted Pilgrims should contact Fr Kevin Fay, Lavey, Ballyjamesduff,

Co Cavan on 087 857 9968 / 049 433 0018 – and again there may still be a few seats available.

 

Mindfullness Meditation Course: Mind Full or Mindful? :

Mindfullness is the practise of being attentively present. It is called a practice in the same way that we say that people practice the piano. Being attentive is a skill that grows with practice. The practice is simply to relax and bring forth an awareness of what is happening in the present. During the four week introductory course, the basic instructions of Mindfullness Meditation are given sequentially, each week building on the previous one.

The venue is the Virginia Show Centre on May 20th, 27th, June 3rd and 10th from 7.30pm to 9.00pm. Fee: €15 per session. Essential items: Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a rug/mat, cushion and warm blanket. For further information and booking, please contact Sheena at 083 105 6111. Places will be limited, so booking is essential.

 

Cavan County Fleadh in Swanlinbar:

Cavan County Fleadh 2015 will take place in Swanlinbar from Friday 29th May to Monday 1st June. Official opening on Friday 29 May, with open air concert featuring Knockmore Ceili Band. Other events include Cissies Kitchen, gig rig and street

Seisiuns. Saturday 30th May: Fleadh Sets Ceili at 10pm. Culilcagh walk on Sunday 31st May and 4pm Fleadh parade featuring street entertainers, dancers, musicians, floats. A weekend not to be missed!!

 

Citizens Information Service:

Co. Cavan Citizens Information Service is in the Library, Bailieborough every Tuesday from 1.30 – 2.30pm. Information on Social Welfare, Employment, Tax, Health etc… A Free and Confidential Service. Tel. 0761 07 5200.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous:

Local meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous are held in: The Health Centre, Kells Road on Wednesdays at 8.30pm.

 

Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd:

The Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd Committee is available to help cancer patients or their families. Free Taxi service available. For further information contact: Michael Cullen 087 154 2447, Edel Fox 086 1004030 or Geraldine Gormley 087 7949448.

 

The Samaritans:

The Samaritans have a new Freephone number: 116 123 for people who are struggling to cope. The line is open and free 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.

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Pictured is Bailieborough Shamrocks 2015 ladie’s team captain  Mary Gorman  and senior men’s team captain Sean Cooney

wearing the new 2015 club jerseys kindly supplied by main club sponsors Lorraine Harris of Super Valu and Philip “Nixy”Clarke

of the Square Bar, “Nixys” .The club are most grateful to receive such support from Lorraine and Philip in addition to their very generous ongoing financial contribution to the club.

 If any readers have items of interest to be included in the Bailieborough News, (Obituaries, News Items, Sports, etc…), please e-mail: mattie42@eircom.net or call 042 9666200.

 

Bailieborough News Thursday 7th May 2015

Bailieborough News. May 7th 2015. Matthew J. Cullen.

 

Recently held Charity Cycle for the Kevin Bell Repatriation Fund and Temple Street, Children’s Hospital:

The organisers would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who participated in the Charity Cycle and walk for the Kevin Bell Repatriation Fund and Temple St Hospital. There were 80 brave cyclists who took on the 72 kilometres of rolling Cavan countryside and 50 people who completed the lovely walk of the local forest.

We would like to thank Tesco Bailieborough for the use of their premises. The following suppliers for kindly making donations, Fresh Today for the fruit, Irish Pride, Pat the Baker, McCluskeys, Manorhill and Farmbake for bread and Smiths Londis (Slane) for water.

Thanks also to the local Bailieborough Credit Union for their sponsorship donations to both these charities. This event was only possible due to great local support and we very much appreciate help from all the marshals and anyone who helped out on the day.

 

Bailieborough Walking Group:

The final walk hosted by Bailieborough Walking Group in association with Cavan Walking Festival takes place on Thursday next, May 7th. Leaving Bailieborough Library at 6.50pm. Walk commences at the picnic area, Lough an Leagh at 7.15pm. This will be a one and a half hour strenuous walk. Wednesday night walks recommence on May 13th in Deerpark Forest, Virginia.

 

ALZHEIMER TEA PARTY:

Many thanks to all those who supported the above Tea Day.  Special thanks to the Bailie Hotel for once again putting their facilities at our disposal.   If you haven’t already given and would like to donate, the fund, which is now at €465, will be open for a short while.

 

First Communion:

The children from St. Anne’s and the Model Schools will make their First Communion on Saturday, May 16th and the children from St. Felim’s on Saturday, May 23rd. Both Masses will be at 11.30am.

 

St. Vincent DePaul—Annual One Day Pilgrimage To Lough Derg:

The Annual St. Vincent DePaul One Day Pilgrimage to Lough Derg will take place on Sunday, May 10th. Please book with Society Members—John 086 055 4578 or Pat 086 063 5856.

 

Free Study Space:

Study space available for all exam students at Bailieborough Library during Library opening hours EXCEPT Wednesdays 10.30am-2.15pm; and Fridays 10.30am-2.15pm. Free WIFI. Only requirement is to be a member of the Library and membership is free.

 

Library:

Citizens Information every Tuesday from 1.30pm-2.30pm.

‘Abair Leat’ Irish Conversational Group, Tuesdays from 1pm-2pm. Learning Irish for fun. Tea and coffee served. All welcome, free admission.

Parent, baby and toddler group every Wednesday from 11am-12.30pm. Lots of suitable toys, refreshments, all welcome, free admission.

Craft Group every Friday 10.30am-12.30pm. Sharing of crafts and ideas. Tea and coffee, all welcome.  Free admission.

Adult Book Club last Thursday of every month from 6pm-7pm. All new members welcome. Tea and coffee served. Free admission. Phone Library at 042 9665779 for details on all of the above.

 

May is Mary’s Month:

The Rosary will be recited at the Grotto on the Virginia Road every evening during the month of May at 8.00pm. No Rosary on Saturdays. Everyone welcome to offer prayer for the sick of our Parish as well as any private intention.

 

Plaque Unveiling:

Heather Humphreys Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will unveil an Ulster History Circle ‘Blue Plaque’ at Trinity Presbyterian Church on this Friday, May 8th at 7pm.

The plaque will honour Anne Jane Carlile, Temperance Pioneer, co-founder of the Band of Hope, in Leeds, U.K., in 1847. Representatives of Cavan County Council, the Ulster History Circle and the Ulster-Scots Agency will be in attendance. After the unveiling refreshments will be served and everyone is most welcome to attend.

 

Holy Hour:

The monthly ‘Holy Hour’—hosted by Direction for Our Times will take place on Thursday evening, May 7th in St Anne’s Church, beginning at 8 p.m. This will be followed by the Sacrament of Reconciliation. All are welcome.
Classes:

Classes at Bailieborough Business Centre:

QQI Level 4 Information and Technology, taking applications for new class, QQI Level 4 Computer Applications, QQI Level 4 Health and Safety in the Workplace, Skills for Work, Computers for Beginners.

Call for more details 042-969-4716, or call in to the Bailieborough Business Centre, Shercock Road, Bailieborough. Beside the playground.

 

Computers for beginners:

Classes at Bailieborough Business Centre. Do you want to learn the basics of using a computer? These classes will help you with the basics of starting to use a computer, from turning it on, typing a letter, using the internet and more. All you ever wanted to know, but were afraid to ask. Call  042- 96 94 716 for more details.

 

 

Bailieborough Community Choir:

Bailieborough Community Choir under the baton of Thomas Hanley, Musical Director presents ‘Midsummer Melodies’ on Saturday, 23rd May in Trinity Hall Bailieborough at 8 pm.
Local guest artists will appear on the night. Voluntary donation at door and light refreshments at end of concert.

 

 

 

Photography Classes:

Photography classes with Bob Lynch at Bailieborough Business Centre. Beginners and Intermediate. May 18th for 8 weeks, cost €95.

Call 042-969-4716 or 086-728-3888 to book your place.

 

Congratulations:

Congratulations to Tom and Rose McGuinness, Corlurgan who recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

 

Community Resource House:

Summer Camp at the Bailieborough Resource House: June 29th – July 3rd for 5 – 7 year olds and July 6th – July 10th for 8 – 11 year olds. €30 per child per week. Limited numbers so get bookings in early.

All children must be at school. Tel : 0429666068 or Email :bailieborough@eircom.net

 

‘Bealtaine’ at the Library:

Bailieborough Library celebrating Bealtaine ‘The Art of Sewing, Knitting and Fabric Manipulation’—a workshop by Karen McArdle, textile designer and member of Design and Crafts Council of Ireland on Thursday, May 14th from 11am-1pm. Free workshop and places strictly limited. Ring 042 9665779 for further details.

 

All Ireland Camogie Success for Cavan :

Congratulations to Cavan Minor Camogie Team who won the All Ireland Minor Shield Competition recently. They defeated Monaghan on a scoreline of 2-06 to 0-04.
Credit to these talented bunch of girls for their sheer determination and commitment throughout the year and also to their trainers. Well done all.

 

Bailieborough Celtic A.F.C.:

 Bailieboro Celtic AFC are delighted to be hosting an FAI Summer Soccer Schools Camp again this year from July 13th to July 17th at the Vale Grounds. Log on to www.summersoccerschools.ie  or call 1890 653 653 to book early. Discounts apply for family bookings.

 

BAILIEBOROUGH SOCIAL DAY CENTRE:

Get Together for the usual activities in the Community Centre on Wednesday, May 6th   from 2.00-4.30pm (Please note change of time).  New members welcome.

 

Pilgrimage to Knock:

A Pilgrimage to Knock takes place on Sunday, May 31st. A bus will be leaving Bailieborough at 9.00am. Fare €20. Bookings can be made with Geraldine at 042 9378504 or 087 964 3884—after 6.00pm.

 

Bailieborough Community Text Alert:

Annual fee of €5 is now due on receiving text alerts. Contact, Seamus Sheridan, Kells Road, Vincent Cooney, Galbolie or Kevin Carolan, Pine Grove. The Community Alert team is very active at present. They are in charge of our local playground. They fundraise for projects that improve our community and they make all surrounding areas a safe place to live. The next monthly meeting takes place on Monday, May 25th at 9.00pm, sharp, in the Hotel Bailie. New members are very welcome.

 

 

‘Woofs and Wellies’: A Charity Dog Walk hosted by Knockbride Macra Na Feirme in aid of Cavan S.P.C.A. will take place on Sunday, May 17th at 3.00pm at the Castle Lake, (Shercock Road, entrance). Entry fee €10. Family fun day out!

 

Leisure Centre:  New Studio Classes, check out our facebook page for details of different classes.

Monday:  BLT 10.00-10.45am and Ladies Fitness 8.30pm.

Tuesday:  Mugendo Kickboxing 6.30-8.30.

Wednesday:  Pilates 10-11am, BLT at 6.30, Step Aerobics from 7.30 to 8.30.

Thursday: Yoga at 10 and Turbo training at 7pm.

Friday:  Men’s Fitness at 8.45.

Studio and Treatment rooms available to rent, Call 042 9666644. Suitable for many uses.

€30 for 30 days membership pool or gym membership still available.

Check us out on www.bailieboroughleisurecentre.com  or find us on facebook for regular updates.

 

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for May and June 2015:

The following are the dates for Baptisms in Saint Anne’s Church: Sunday, May 17th at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael), Saturday, May 23rd at 4.30pm (Deacon Damien), Saturday, June 6th (Deacon Damien), Sunday, June 7th at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael), Sunday, June 14th at 12.30 (Fr. Michael), Saturday, June 20th at 4.30pm (Deacon Damien) and Sunday, June 21st at 12.30 (Fr. Michael).

 

Walk, Jog Or Run….

Exercising Is FUN! Every Monday and Wednesday evenings at 8pm join us at Bailieborough Community Centre! All welcome—no matter what your fitness levels are!. Ok folks, join us to run, jog or walk and most importantly tea, biscuits, fruit and chat afterwards.

 

East Cavan Gaels GAA Hurling –Club News 4th May 2015

Shane Mulholland: Shane was laid to rest on Tuesday last in Derrylin. The large representative attendance showed how far and wide his talent had reached in Antrim, Fermanagh and Cavan.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

U6/8/10; The next blitz is scheduled for this coming Wednesday in one of our local club venues with Carrick and Blayney. All players will receive a text.

U12; The final round of the Spring league sees the boys away to play Annalee Gaels on Wednesday next.

U14/16/18; Training continues for these boys with the next round of U16 on Monday next, 11th May, v Inniskeen. U17 and Minor competitions coming up soon.

Féile na nGael 2015; East Cavan Gaels Hurling will once again play host to this national celebration of hurling. We will host Caiseal Gaels from Mayo for the weekend. Some changes in format gives us a great opportunity to showcase the hurling talent that we have locally.

The action starts on Friday 19th June in Bailieborough with two games in St. Anne’s Park, Bailieborough GAA. Lots of activities lined up in what should be another spectacular weekend for local hurling so mark June 19-21st in your diary.

Training times and venues; If blitz on then no training.

Under 8/10; next blitz is Wednesday 6th May. Time and venue tbc.

Kingscourt group;

Wednesdays 6-7.30 at Kingscourt Stars GAA grounds.

Bailieborough group;

Friday 6-7.30 at the Community School pitch.

For all U8/10 information contact Willie Gaughan 087 164 9280.

Under 12/14/16/18; All training is collective in Bailieborough and subject to change. Wednesday in St. Anne’s Park 7pm. Players will receive a text.

For all U12-U18 information contact Kathryn O’Flynn 087 244 1371.

 

Tanagh Outdoor Adventure Camps:

Tanagh Outdoor Adventure Camps are now open. Contact Philomena on 049-5552988 for more information. Application forms can be downloaded from www.tanaghoutdooreducation.com

Participation is open to anyone between the ages of 9-16 years. We provide FREE bus service from local pick up points.

 

Citizens Information Service:

Co. Cavan Citizens Information Service is in the Library, Bailieborough every Tuesday from 1.30 – 2.30pm. Information on Social Welfare, Employment, Tax, Health etc… A Free and Confidential Service. Tel. 0761 07 5200.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous:

Local meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous are held in: The Health Centre, Kells Road on Wednesdays at 8.30pm.

 

Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd:

The Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd Committee is available to help cancer patients or their families. Free Taxi service available. For further information contact: Michael Cullen 087 154 2447, Edel Fox 086 1004030 or Geraldine Gormley 087 7949448.

 

The Samaritans:

The Samaritans have a new Freephone number: 116 123 for people who are struggling to cope. The line is open and free 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.

 

Charity Cycle for the Kevin Bell Repatriation Fund and Temple Street

The organisers would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who participated in the Charity Cycle and walk for the Kevin Bell Repatriation Fund and Temple St Hospital. There were 80 brave cyclists who took on the 72 kilometres of rolling Cavan countryside and 50 people who completed the lovely walk of the local forest.

We would like to thank Tesco Bailieborough for the use of their premises. The following suppliers for kindly making donations, Fresh Today for the fruit, Irish Pride, Pat the Baker, McCluskeys, Manorhill & Farmbake for bread and Smiths Londis (Slane) for water.

Thanks also to the local Bailieborough Credit Union for their sponsorship donations to both these charities. This event was only possible due to great local support and we very much appreciate help from all the marshals and anyone who helped out on the day.

Pictured at the presentation cheque for €3,000 to the Kevin Bell Repatriation Fund and Temple St Hospital were,

Front Row, Kitty Flanagan (representing Temple St on behalf of Tesco), Paul Rooney (Tesco Store Manager) and Thomas Cooney (representing Kevin Bell Repatriation Fund)

Back Row, Ciaran Galligan

(organising committee), Michael Clinch (Tesco) and Paul Smith (organising committee)

 

Charity Cycle (2)

 

If any readers have items of interest to be included in the Bailieborough News, (Obituaries, News Items, Sports, etc…),

please e-mail: mattie42@eircom.net or call 042 9666200.

 

Bailieborough News Thursday 30th April 2015

Bailieborough News. April 30th  2015. Matthew J. Cullen.

 

Bailieborough Fianna Fáil Cumann hosts ‘Cumann na Mban’ History Lecture:

On 2nd April 1914, over 100 women gathered in Dublin to discuss the role of women in the lead-up to revolution. They became Cumann na mBan – an organisation whose role in achieving Irish independence is almost forgotten. The meeting, at Wynn’s Hotel, was presided over by Agnes O’ Farrelly.

They adopted a constitution which stated their aims were:

– To Advance the cause of Irish liberty
– To organise Irish women in the furtherance of that objective
– To assist in arming and equipping a body of Irish men for the defence of Ireland

-To form a fund for these purposes to be called the ‘Defence of Ireland Fund’.  

Bailieborough Fianna Fáil Cumann in preparation for the 1916 Celebrations are delighted to announce we are hosting an historical lecture on ‘Cumann na mBan’.  Our guest speaker for this event is Dr Mary Aluiffe, Cumann na mBan resource officer and executive member of the Women’s History Association of Ireland, UCD.  This event will be held in the Wesleyan Chapel Arts and Cultural Centre, Bailieborough on Thursday next, the 30th April at 8pm.

This event is open to everyone and your attendance would be much appreciated to this historical event.

 

General view of coffin of Simon McKinley being carried from The Seamus Ennis Centre to the graveyard. Simon's wife Deirdre carrying their son Rory, behind left. Naul, Co. Dublin
Simon McKinley being carried from The Seamus Ennis Centre to the graveyard. Simon’s wife Deirdre carrying their son Rory, behind left. Naul, Co. Dublin

Motor racing champion Simon McKinley (34) was a “hero and an idol” to people in the sport, his funeral ceremony was told today.

Mr McKinley’s remains were brought to the Seamus Ennis Centre in Naul village this morning for the ceremony to celebrate his life which was officiated by humanist celebrant Brian Whiteside.

His coffin was adorned with white and red roses, trophies he had won over his prestigious career and his racing helmet.

A guard of honour was provided by his friends from the world of motor racing. They had travelled from all over the country.

His widow Deirdre told mourners that Simon proposed to her in 2012 and they were married six months later.

Their son Rory arrived in 2014. “Simon relished every moment with him,” she said.

McKinleys.jpg

 

 

 

 

Bailieborough’s Walk for All (part of Cavan Walking Festival):

Spring into Summer by joining Bailieborough Walking Group on Saturday 2nd May at 11am.
3 walks on one day – a 3km Summer Nature Trail with wildlife, bug and scavenger hunting and lots of surprises for kids and grown ups!.  A 5.5k guided walk around the beautiful Castle Lake or choose to put your rambling boots on and take an 8k off trail Forest Ramble with experienced guides.  There’s something for everyone, come along and let Bailieborough’s beauty surprise you.

On Tuesday May 5th walkers will assemble at Dun a Rí Forest Park (Shercock Rd. entrance) at 7.15pm. There will be a choice of a 1 hour or a 1.5 hour walk. On Thursday May 7th walkers will assemble at the picnic area of Lough an Leagh at 7.15pm for a 1.5 hour strenuous walk. Wednesday evening walks commence on May 13th at Deerpark Forest Virginia.

 

 

First Communion:

The children from St. Anne’s and the Model Schools will make their First Communion on Saturday, May 16th and the children from St. Felim’s on Saturday, May 23rd. Both Masses will be at 11.30am.

 

 

BAILIEBORO TECHNICAL SCHOOL (TECH) 50th ANNIVERSARY REUNION:

The 50th anniversary of the opening of the New Technical School is planned to go ahead on this Saturday evening, May 2nd, 2015 at 7pm in the Bailie Hotel.

Pre/Post 1965 students and family members of deceased students are most welcome to attend.10 euros will be collected at the door to cover the cost of Buffet.

 

 

Bailieborough Tidy Towns:

Bailieborough Tidy Towns are holding their Annual General Meeting on Thursday, 30th April at 8.30pm in the Bailie Hotel. New committee members AND volunteers welcome.
Bailieborough Tidy Towns Annual Spring Clean will be held on Friday 1st May from 6.30 – 9.30pm. Equipment provided. Meet at the Market Square at 6.30pm. A family friendly event – kids and adults welcome.

 

Thank You:

The pupils of East Knockbride N.S. would like to extend a huge thank you to all who supported their Junior Entrepreneur Bake Sale. The pupils raised 603 euro.

 

 

Bailieborough Shamrock’s Quiz:

Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA Juvenile Club are holding a quiz in NIXY’S BAR at 9pm on Friday night next, 1st May.

Please come along and support what is always a great night’s fun.

 

Pilates

New course commencing Tuesday May 5th for 6 weeks in Trinity Hall, Bailieboro. Beginners 6.15pm and mixed ability 7.30pm. Suitable for all levels, new members welcome. For further information please call Anne at 087 2601454.

 

St. Vincent DePaul—Annual One Day Pilgrimage To Lough Derg:

The Annual St. Vincent DePaul One Day Pilgrimage to Lough Derg will take place on Sunday, May 10th. Please book before Friday, May 1st with Society Members—John 086 055 4578 or Pat 086 063 5856.

 

Beckscourt Centre:

Free ‘Parenting Course’ (children 0—10 years old) commencing on Friday next, May 1st from 9.45—11.45am—running for six weeks. For further information. Please contact: 042 9694825. Also every Wednesday morning, Mother and Toddler Group from 10am to 12 noon. All welcome.

 

Bailieborough Studio—Photographic Club:

The next meeting of the
Bailieborough Studio – Photographic Club will take place on Tuesday 5th May
at 8pm in the Bailie Hotel, Bailieborough. The subject of this month’s talk is ‘Introduction to Lightroom’. New members welcome.

 

Free Study Space:

Study space available for all exam students at Bailieborough Library during Library opening hours EXCEPT Wednesdays 10.30am-2.15pm; and Fridays 10.30am-2.15pm. Free WIFI. Only requirement is to be a member of the Library and membership is free.

 

Library:

Citizens Information every Tuesday from 1.30pm-2.30pm.

‘Abair Leat’ Irish Conversational Group, Tuesdays from 1pm-2pm. Learning Irish for fun. Tea and coffee served. All welcome, free admission.

Parent, baby and toddler group every Wednesday from 11am-12.30pm. Lots of suitable toys, refreshments, all welcome, free admission.

Craft Group every Friday 10.30am-12.30pm. Sharing of crafts and ideas. Tea and coffee, all welcome.  Free admission.

Adult Book Club last Thursday of every month from 6pm-7pm. All new members welcome. Tea and coffee served. Free admission. Phone Library at 042 9665779 for details on all of the above.

 

May is Mary’s Month:

The Rosary will be recited at the Grotto on the Virginia Road every evening during the month of May beginning on Friday, May 1st at 8.00pm. No Rosary on Saturdays. Everyone welcome to offer prayer for the sick of our Parish as well as any private intention.

 

ALZHEIMERS TEA MORNING:

The annual Alzheimer’s Tea Morning will take place on Friday next, 1st May in the Bailie Hotel from 10.30 am till 12 noon. Your support would be very much appreciated.

 

Blue Plaque Unveiling:

Blue Plaque Unveiling – Friday May 8th @ 7pm.
The Ulster History Circle will unveil a Blue Plaque at Trinity Church, Bailieborough on Friday May 8th at 7pm. The plaque will honour Anne Jane Carlile, Temperance Pioneer. She was wife of the Rev. Francis Carlile who ministered to the congregations of Corraneary and Second Bailieborough Presbyterian Churches, 1794 – 1811. The couple were married in 1800 and when Anne Jane came to live in Bailieborough she ran a delph and drapery shop. After her husband’s untimely death in 1811 she went on to become a temperance pioneer and friend of Ireland’s well known temperance reformer Father Mathew. Anne Jane is best remembered as co-founder of the Band of Hope in Leeds, U.K., in 1847. Heather Humphreys Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will perform the plaque unveiling which is funded by the Ulster-Scots Agency.

 

New Writing at the Ramor Theatre on Wednesday 29th April at 8.30pm:

The Ramor Theatre is delighted to present two one-act plays from local playwrights, Liz O’Hanlon and Freda Donoghue, in an evening dedicated to new writing.  Admission €16 & €14. Booking 049 8547074 or www.ramortheatre.com

 

Classes:

Classes at Bailieborough Business Centre:

QQI Level 4 Information and Technology, taking applications for new class,

QQI Level 4 Computer Applications,

QQI Level 4 Health and Safety in the Workplace,

Skills for Work, Computers for Beginners.

Call for more details 042-969-4716, or call in to the Bailieborough Business Centre, Shercock Road, Bailieborough. Beside the playground.

 

‘Lego Workshop’:

Six week Lego workshop starting at the Library on Thursday, April 30th from 3.30pm-4.30pm for all children from 4 years up. €30 per child for 6 week course or just drop in on the day. Phone 042 9665779 for further details.

 

Bailieborough Walking Group: 2015 Walking Season:
Bailieborough Walking Group commence their 2015 walking season on Saturday next, May 2nd. This walk will be a community walk and it will be part of the Cavan Walking Festival in association with Cavan Sports Partnership. It will commence at 11am at the Bailieborough Business Centre, Shercock Road and proceed to the forest and Castle Lake. There will be three separate walks. A short walk for parents and children, a moderate walk of about 5 – 6km and a long walk of about 10km. Refreshments in the Business Centre on completion.

 

Bridge Results:

Tuesday, April 21st: First: Una Mansell and Anne Brady. Second: Vera Kelly and Kathy O’Sullivan. Best Gross: Teresa O’Reilly and Joy Jameson. Third: Elizabeth Murphy and Rosaleen Mackey.

 

Relaghbeg Fundraising Committee – May Bank Holiday – Walk and Rock for Enable Ireland

: Sunday, May 3rd – 6Km- ish Fun Run / Walk/ Jog.. Everybody welcome. Walk commences at 1pm from the Market Square, Bailieboro (There is also a Fun Run departing Mullagh at the same time) Finish line is Smyth’s Bar, Relaghbeg where refreshments will be served. Free return transport to your starting point will be provided. Registration from 12noon. Registration fee Adults €10 / under 18’s €5 / under 12’s free. Rock later on Sunday night 3rd May at Smyth’s Bar, Relaghbeg with music by “Say La V” Admission €10. Doors 9.30pm. All proceeds in aid of Enable Ireland Children’s Services North East. Your support is greatly appreciated.

 

Photography Classes: Photography classes with Bob Lynch at Bailieborough Business Centre. Beginners and Intermediate. 29th April for 8 weeks, cost €95. Call 042-969-4716 or 086-728-3888 to book your place.

 

‘Bealtaine’ at the Library: Bailieborough Library celebrating Bealtaine ‘The Art of Sewing, Knitting and Fabric Manipulation’—a workshop by Karen McArdle, textile designer and member of Design and Crafts Council of Ireland on Thursday, May 14th from 11am-1pm. Free workshop and places strictly limited. Ring 042 9665779 for further details.

 

Bailieborough Celtic A.F.C.:

Bailieboro Celtic AFC are delighted to be hosting an FAI Summer Soccer Schools Camp again this year from July 13th to July 17th at the Vale Grounds. Log on to www.summersoccerschools.ie  or call 1890 653 653 to book early. Discounts apply for family bookings.

 

Computers for beginners: Classes at Bailieborough Business Centre. Do you want to learn the basics of using a computer? These classes will help you with the basics of starting to use a computer, from turning it on, typing a letter, using the internet and more. All you ever wanted to know, but were afraid to ask. Call 0429694716 for more details.

 

Leisure Centre:

New Studio Classes, check out our facebook page for details of different classes.

Monday:  BLT 10.00-10.45am and Ladies Fitness 8.30pm.

Tuesday:  Mugendo Kickboxing 6.30-8.30.

Wednesday:  Pilates 10-11am, BLT at 6.30, Step Aerobics from 7.30 to 8.30.

Thursday: Yoga at 10 and Turbo training at 7pm.

Friday:  Men’s Fitness at 8.45.

Studio and Treatment rooms available to rent, Call 042 9666644. Suitable for many uses.

€30 for 30 days membership pool or gym membership still available.

Check us out on www.bailieboroughleisurecentre.com  or find us on facebook for regular updates.

 

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for May 2015:

The following are the dates for Baptisms in Saint Anne’s Church: Sunday, May 3rd at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael), Saturday, May 9th at 4.30pm (Deacon Damien), Sunday, May 17th at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael), and Saturday, May 23rd at 4.30pm (Deacon Damien).

 

Walk, Jog Or Run….

Exercising Is FUN! Every Monday and Wednesday evenings at 8pm join us at Bailieborough Community Centre! All welcome—no matter what your fitness levels are!. Ok folks Spring is here, no more weather excuses, join us to run, jog or walk and most importantly tea, biscuits, fruit and chat afterwards.

 

East Cavan Gaels GAA Hurling – Club News 27th April 2015

Shane Mulholland RIP

Everyone at East Cavan Gaels extend their deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Shane. In his short time with us he had a profound effect on all he met and coached in his role as Hurling Development Administrator here in Cavan. Only recently he put some of our coaches through Foundation and Level 1 hurling courses while also working with ECG boys who are part of both Cavan and South Ulster U14 and U16 squads helping them all the while to become better hurlers while he also had a significant impact on the county minor squad helping them to qualify for an Ulster final.
We cannot but only imagine the impact of his passing will have on his young wife Vanessa and 8 week old daughter Aishling so we ask that you kindly keep them in your thoughts and prayers in the coming days and weeks ahead.
All local hurling activity will be suspended until further notice.
May he rest in peace.
East Cavan Gaels Hurling Club.

 

 

 

Citizens Information Service:

Co. Cavan Citizens Information Service is in the Library, Bailieborough every Tuesday from 1.30 – 2.30pm. Information on Social Welfare, Employment, Tax, Health etc… A Free and Confidential Service. Tel. 0761 07 5200.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous:

Local meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous are held in: The Health Centre, Kells Road on Wednesdays at 8.30pm.

 

Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd:

The Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd Committee is available to help cancer patients or their families. Free Taxi service available. For further information contact: Michael Cullen 087 154 2447, Edel Fox 086 1004030 or Geraldine Gormley 087 7949448.

 

The Samaritans:

The Samaritans have a new Freephone number: 116 123 for people who are struggling to cope. The line is open and free 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.

 

 If any readers have items of interest to be included in the Bailieborough News, (Obituaries, News Items, Sports, etc…), please e-mail: mattie42@eircom.net or call 042 9666200.

 

Bailieborough News Thursday 23rd April 2015

Bailieborough News. April 23rd  2015. Matthew J. Cullen.

 

Bailieborough Fianna Fáil Cumann hosts ‘Cumann na Mban’ History Lecture:

On 2nd April 1914, over 100 women gathered in Dublin to discuss the role of women in the lead-up to revolution. They became Cumann na mBan – an organisation whose role in achieving Irish independence is almost forgotten. The meeting, at Wynn’s Hotel, was presided over by Agnes O’ Farrelly.

They adopted a constitution which stated their aims were:

– To Advance the cause of Irish liberty
– To organise Irish women in the furtherance of that objective
– To assist in arming and equipping a body of Irish men for the defence of Ireland

-To form a fund for these purposes to be called the ‘Defence of Ireland Fund’.  

Bailieborough Fianna Fáil Cumann in preparation for the 1916 Celebrations are delighted to announce we are hosting an historical lecture on ‘Cumann na mBan’.  Our guest speaker for this event is Dr Mary Aluiffe, Cumann na mBan resource officer and executive member of the Women’s History Association of Ireland, UCD.  This event will be held in the Wesleyan Chapel Arts and Cultural Centre, Bailieborough on Thursday the 30th April at 8pm.

This event is open to everyone and your attendance would be much appreciated to this historical event.

 

First Communion:

The children from St. Anne’s and the Model Schools will make their First Communion on Saturday, May 16th and the children from St. Felim’s on Saturday, May 23rd. Both Masses will be at 11.30am.

 

 

BAILIEBORO TECHNICAL SCHOOL (TECH) 50th ANNIVERSARY REUNION:

The 50th anniversary of the opening of the New Technical School is planned to go ahead on Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 at 7pm in the Bailie Hotel.

Pre/Post 1965 students and family members of deceased students are most welcome to attend.10 euros will be collected at the door to cover the cost of Buffet. Please contact any of the undermentioned of your intention to attend by Thursday, 23rd April in order to establish numbers for Hotel. See you all there. For further information, please contact any of the following: Sean Ledwith 086 3082391, Frank Donnelly 087 2210252, Sean Callaghan 087 9290915, Patricia Gilsenan 086 3033610, Jim Liggan 087 9714300 or Deirdre Connolly 086 3867399.

 

Annual Show Dance:

Bailieborough Agricultural Show will host their annual Show Dance in The Hideout, Bailieborough on Friday next, 24th April, 2015. Music on the night by Johnny Mullins— beginning at 10pm and running until 12:30am. Supper served and a raffle will be held on the night, along with spot prizes galore! Please contact any committee member for tickets or 086-3991222/ bailieboroshow@gmail.com

 

St. Vincent DePaul—Annual One Day Pilgrimage To Lough Derg:

The Annual St. Vincent DePaul One Day Pilgrimage to Lough Derg will take place on Sunday, May 10th. Please book before Friday, May 1st with Society Members—John 086 055 4578 or Pat 086 063 5856.

 

Free Study Space:

Students may avail of a free study space at the Library, Market Square during Library opening hours except 10am to

1.15pm Wednesday and Friday. Late opening Tuesday and Thursday until 8.30pm. Spacious and warm with free WIFI. Phone 042 9665779 for further details.

Citizens Information every Tuesday from 1.30pm-2.30pm.

‘Abair Leat’ Irish Conversational Group, Tuesdays from 1pm-2pm. Learning Irish for fun. Tea and coffee served. All welcome, free admission.

Parent, baby and toddler group every Wednesday from 11am-12.30pm. Lots of suitable toys, refreshments, all welcome, free admission.

Craft Group every Friday 10.30am-12.30pm. Sharing of crafts and ideas. Tea and coffee, all welcome.  Free admission.

 month from 4pm-5pm.

 

Adult Book Club

last Thursday of every month from 6pm-7pm. All new members welcome. Tea and coffee served. Free admission. Phone Library at 042 9665779 for details on all of the above.

 

May is Mary’s Month:

The Rosary will be recited at the Grotto on the Virginia Road every evening during the month of May beginning on Friday, May 1st at 8.00pm. No Rosary on Saturdays. Everyone welcome to offer prayer for the sick of our Parish as well as any private intention.

 

ALZHEIMERS TEA MORNING:

The annual Alzheimer’s Tea Morning will take place on Friday 1st May in the Bailie Hotel from 10.30 am till 12 noon.

Your support would be very much appreciated.

 

 

Classes:

Classes at Bailieborough Business Centre:

QQI Level 4 Information and Technology, taking applications for new class,

QQI Level 4 Computer Applications,

QQI Level 4 Health and Safety in the Workplace,

Skills for Work, Computers for Beginners.

Photography Classes beginners and intermediate

Call for more details 042-969-4716, or call in to the Bailieborough Business Centre, Shercock Road, Bailieborough. Beside the playground.

 

 

Lego Workshop:

Six week Lego workshop starting at the Library on Thursday, April 30th from 3.30pm-4.30pm for all children from 4 years up. €30 per child for 6 week course or just drop in on the day. Phone 042 9665779 for further details.

 

Congratulations:

Congratulations and well done to Jade Williams who is a member of Shercock Athletic Club and who attends Bailieborough Community school and who competed in the U18 girls hammer event on Saturday 18th April at the Leevale sports day.

Jade had a best throw of 51.34m which is a New Ulster youth (U18) record. The old record was 51.18m set back in 2010.

This is particularly impressive as Jade is only an U15 this year so still has until August 2017 in this age group!!

 

Bailieborough Walking Group: 2015 Walking Season:
Bailieborough Walking Group commence their 2015 walking season on Saturday, May 2nd. This walk will be a community walk and it will be part of the Cavan Walking Festival in association with Cavan Sports Partnership. It will commence at 11am at the Bailieborough Business Centre, Shercock Road and proceed to the forest and Castle Lake. There will be three separate walks. A short walk for parents and children, a moderate walk of about 5 – 6km and a long walk of about 10km. Refreshments in the Business Centre on completion.

 

Bridge Results:

Tuesday, April 14th: First: Olive McCabe and Bernard Liddy. Second: Patsy Corcoran and Tony Carolan. Best Gross: Sean Kelleher and Jimmy Stafford. Third: Teresa O’Reilly and Elizabeth Murphy.

 

Relaghbeg Fundraising Committee:

This year our chosen Charity is Enable Ireland—Children’s Services and in a change from previous years, our major Fundraising drive has been changed to the May Bank Holiday Sunday—instead of the June one.

Titled ‘Walk and Rock’, the proceedings will commence with a sponsored Walk on Sunday, May 3rd leaving from Bailieborough and Mullagh at 1.00pm and finishing at Relaghbeg. Later on that evening, ‘Say La V’ will provide the Rock music when they take to the stage at 9.30pm. Admission is €10 and all are most welcome to attend.

 

Dhuish Group Water Scheme:

There may be disruption to the water supply up to April 30th due to maintenance of the water mains. We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause.

 

Social Day Centre:

The Bailieborough Social Day Centre’s next get-together is on Wednesday, April 22nd from 2.30pm to 4.30pm, in the Community Centre, Chapel Road. All members are asked to attend for the usual activities and new members are very welcome.

 

Photography Classes:

Photography classes with Bob Lynch at Bailieborough Business Centre. Beginners and Intermediate. 29th April for 8 weeks, cost €95. Call 042-969-4716 or 086-728-3888 to book your place.

 

‘Bealtaine’ at the Library:

Bailieborough Library celebrating Bealtaine ‘The Art of Sewing, Knitting and Fabric Manipulation’—a workshop by Karen McArdle, textile designer and member of Design and Crafts Council of Ireland on Thursday, May 14th from 11am-1pm. Free workshop and places strictly limited. Ring 042 9665779 for further details.

 

Bailieborough Celtic A.F.C:

 Bailieboro Celtic AFC are delighted to be hosting an FAI Summer Soccer Schools Camp again this year from July 13th to July 17th at the Vale Grounds. Log on to www.summersoccerschools.ie  or call 1890 653 653 to book early. Discounts apply for family bookings.

Also, congratulations to our Under 15 team and Coaches on securing the NECSL Premier League for the 2014/2015 Season. Well done all.

 

 

Computers for beginners:

Classes at Bailieborough Business Centre. Do you want to learn the basics of using a computer? These classes will help you with the basics of starting to use a computer, from turning it on, typing a letter, using the internet and more. All you ever wanted to know, but were afraid to ask. Call 0429694716 for more details.

 

Bailieborough Gardening Group: ‘Trip to Powerscourt’:

Join the Bailieborough Gardening Group on a trip to beautiful Powerscourt Gardens on Sunday next, April 26th. See thousands of tulips in bloom in the gardens and there will be time for shopping in the Garden Pavilion. Tea/coffee and scones on arrival included in cost. The bus will leave Bailieborough at 8.30am from Tesco and return at approx. 6pm. The cost of the trip is €25 for garden group members and €30 for non-members. Contact Eilish at 086 8273470for further information.

 

 

Cavan Birdwatch:

Cavan Birdwatch are having an outing to Dowra, West Cavan on Sunday next, 26th April:  Meet at 10.30 am in Dowra village, at the courthouse (Blacklion side of bridge). Bring binoculars if you have a pair, a packed lunch and sturdy footwear. Also, why not invite a friend along!

Further information on www.cavanbranch.blogspot.ie/  or on Facebook (Cavan Birdwatching).

 

Irish Cancer Society:

Volunteer drivers needed to drive local cancer patients to and from their treatments in Cavan General. The Irish Cancer Society’s ‘Care to Drive Service’ is currently seeking volunteer drivers to drive local patients to and from their chemotherapy treatments. We are looking for volunteers to pick patients up at their homes, drive them to the door of the hospital, pick them up when they are finished their treatment and bring them home again. Volunteer expenses are paid. For more information or an application form please call Rebecca at 01, 2316 642 or email: transport@irishcancer.ie

 

Leisure Centre:

New Studio Classes, check out our facebook page for details of different classes.

Monday:  BLT 10.00-10.45am and Ladies Fitness 8.30pm.

Tuesday:  Mugendo Kickboxing 6.30-8.30.

Wednesday:  Pilates 10-11am, BLT at 6.30, Step Aerobics from 7.30 to 8.30.

Thursday: Yoga at 10 and Turbo training at 7pm.

Friday:  Men’s Fitness at 8.45.

Studio and Treatment rooms available to rent, Call 042 9666644. Suitable for many uses.

€30 for 30 days membership pool or gym membership still available.

Check us out on www.bailieboroughleisurecentre.com  or find us on facebook for regular updates.

 

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for April and May 2015:

The following are the dates for Baptisms in Saint Anne’s Church: Saturday, April 25th (Deacon Damien) and Sunday April 26th at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael), Sunday, May 3rd at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael), Saturday, May 9th at 4.30pm (Deacon Damien), Sunday, May 17th at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael), and Saturday, May 23rd at 4.30pm (Deacon Damien).

 

Walk, Jog Or Run….

Exercising Is FUN! Every Monday and Wednesday evenings at 8pm join us at Bailieborough Community Centre! All welcome—no matter what your fitness levels are!. Ok folks Spring is here, no more weather excuses, join us to run, jog or walk and most importantly tea, biscuits, fruit and chat afterwards.

 

East Cavan Gaels GAA Hurling – Club News 20th April 2015:

 

U6/8/10; A great evenings hurling was had by all on Wednesday last in Kingscourt Stars GAA grounds as we entertained Carrick in an Under 8/10 blitz. Our under 6s also got some game time and played very well. Thanks to all our parents and coaches and mentors for a great evening. Great numbers returning to Bailieborough U8/10 training on Friday also.

U12; Another impressive performance and result against Woodford Gaels in Bailieborough on Wednesday last. They have a bye this week and one more regular round v Annalee Gaels next week before the finals in a few weeks.

U14/16/18; Our U16s went down to a very impressive Lisbellaw in the first round of the league on Monday last. The next round is scheduled for Monday 27th away to Cootehill.

NFL Division 2 prediction competition; Congratulations to Francis Daly, Bailieborough and Regina Daly, Kildare who shared the €200 in prizes.

We thank all of those who purchased entries to help drive local hurling development.

South Ulster Hurling Squad; East Cavan Gaels will be well represented on both the U14 and U16 squads this year which brings together the cream of hurling talent from Cavan, Monaghan and Fermanagh. The next training session is on Sunday next.

 

Training times and venues; Under 8/10; next blitz is scheduled for Wednesday 29th. Time and venue tbc.

Kingscourt group; Wednesdays 6-7.30 at Kingscourt Stars GAA grounds.

Bailieborough group; Friday 6-7.30 at the Community School pitch.

For all U8/10 information contact Willie Gaughan 087 164 9280.

Under 12/14/16/18; All training is collective in Bailieborough and subject to change. This week, Wednesday outdoors at St. Anne’s Park 7pm. Players will receive a text.

For all U12-U18 information contact Kathryn O’Flynn 

 

Citizens Information Service:

Co. Cavan Citizens Information Service is in the Library, Bailieborough every Tuesday from 1.30 – 2.30pm. Information on Social Welfare, Employment, Tax, Health etc… A Free and Confidential Service. Tel. 0761 07 5200.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous:

Local meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous are held in: The Health Centre, Kells Road on Wednesdays at 8.30pm.

 

 

Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd:

The Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd Committee is available to help cancer patients or their families. Free Taxi service available. For further information contact: Michael Cullen 087 154 2447, Edel Fox 086 1004030 or Geraldine Gormley 087 7949448.

 

The Samaritans:

The Samaritans have a new Freephone number: 116 123 for people who are struggling to cope. The line is open and free 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.

 

Bailieborough School of Music student Caoimhe Lynch, pictured here with her teacher Mr David McGauran, was recently presented with a High Achiever Medal from the Royal Irish Academy of Music. Caoimhe was nominated for the award based on her performance in her Clarinet Grade 3 Examination.

Dave and Caoimhe1

If any readers have items of interest to be included in the Bailieborough News, (Obituaries, News Items, Sports, etc…), please e-mail: mattie42@eircom.net or call 042 9666200.

 

Bailieborough News Thursday 16th April 2015

Bailieborough News. April 16th  2015. Matthew J. Cullen.

 

Many Thanks:

Leanne McDermott—the niece of Councillor Paddy McDonald would like to thank everyone who gave to her collection for The Global Brigades Ireland, on Saturday, April 4th at Supervalu. The sum of €1,016 was collected and will go directly to the poor people of Honduras, to help them set up Healthcare facilities, when she travels out there in June.

 

BAILIEBORO TECHNICAL SCHOOL (TECH) 50th ANNIVERSARY REUNION:

The 50th anniversary of the opening of the New Technical School is planned to go ahead on Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 at 7pm in the Bailie Hotel.

Pre/Post 1965 students and family members of deceased students are most welcome to attend.10 euros will be collected at the door to cover the cost of Buffet. Please contact any of the undermentioned of your intention to attend by Thursday, 23rd April in order to establish numbers for Hotel. See you all there. For further information, please contact any of the following: Sean Ledwith 086 3082391, Frank Donnelly 087 2210252, Sean Callaghan                0 87 9290915 , Patricia Gilsenan 086 3033610, Jim Liggan 087 9714300 or Deirdre Connolly 086 3867399.

 

 

Annual Show Dance:

Bailieborough Agricultural Show will host their annual Show Dance in The Hideout, Bailieborough on Friday, 24th April, 2015. Music on the night by Johnny Mullins— beginning at 10pm and running until 12:30am. Supper served and a raffle will be held on the night, along with spot prizes galore! Please contact any committee member for tickets or 086-3991222/ bailieboroshow@gmail.com

 

Bailieborough ‘Lend a Hand’:

Hopefully, winter has been eclipsed and replaced by the renewal and growth of spring. If the wear and tear of advancing years is causing you to worry about all those outdoor chores and necessary gardening jobs—well don’t!!! Our volunteers are ready, willing and eager to look after your jobs. To avail of this service just ring Ann at 042 9694825 from 9am to 2pm, Monday to Friday. She will arrange our helpers to look after those chores for you at your convenience.

 

Charity Tractor Run:

The Rainbow Tractor Club, Virginia are having a run for the Debra Drury Fund on Sunday next, the 19th April from Tunnyduff Hall at 1.30pm, with registration from 12 noon. All tractors, cars and motorbikes welcome.

 

Free Study Space:

Students may avail of a free study space at the Library, Market Square during Library opening hours except 10am to

1.15pm Wednesday and Friday. Late opening Tuesday and Thursday until 8.30pm. Spacious and warm with free WIFI. Phone 042 9665779 for further details.

Citizens Information every Tuesday from 1.30pm-2.30pm.

‘Abair Leat’ Irish Conversational Group, Tuesdays from 1pm-2pm. Learning Irish for fun. Tea and coffee served. All welcome, free admission.

Parent, baby and toddler group every Wednesday from 11am-12.30pm. Lots of suitable toys, refreshments, all welcome, free admission.

Craft Group every Friday 10.30am-12.30pm. Sharing of crafts and ideas. Tea and coffee, all welcome.  Free admission.

 month from 4pm-5pm.

 

Adult Book Club

last Thursday of every month from 6pm-7pm. All new members welcome. Tea and coffee served. Free admission. Phone Library at 042 9665779 for details on all of the above.

 

Well Done:

Well done to the Bailieborough Shamrocks Senior Ladies 9 a-side football team who defeated Killygarry in St. Anne’s Park on Sunday morning last by 4—12 to 1—11 in the semi-final of the Division 1 League.

 

LARGE NUMBERS ATTEND BAILIEBOROUGH FIANNA FÁIL CUMANN AGM:

On Tuesday, 10th March 2015, the Fianna Fáil Cumann held its AGM in the Bailie Hotel, Main Street, Bailieborough. In keeping with recent trends, large numbers attended the meeting. This is due to the diligent work carried out by the Cumann members which has seen its numbers swell in recent years.

The new committee was elected and the officers on board are:

Chairperson – PJ Barry, Vice Chairperson – Eammon Donnelly,

Secretary – Roisin McDonald, Assistant Secretary – Dessie Connors

Joint Treasurers – Tommy Brady and Niall Smith. Recruitment Officer – Sarah Reilly. PRO – Niall Donnelly.

 

On 2 April 1914, over 100 women gathered in Dublin to discuss the role of women in the lead-up to revolution. They became Cumann na mBan – an organisation whose role in achieving Irish independence is almost forgotten. The meeting, at Wynn’s Hotel, was presided over by Agnes O’Farrelly.  

They adopted a constitution which stated their aims were:

– To Advance the cause of Irish liberty
– To organise Irish women in the furtherance of that objective
– To assist in arming and equipping a body of Irish men for the defence of Ireland

-To form a fund for these purposes to be called the ‘Defence of Ireland Fund’.  

Bailieborough Fianna Fáil Cumann in preparation for the 1916 Celebrations are delighted to announce we are hosting an historical lecture on ‘Cumann na mBan’.  Our guest speaker for this event is Dr Mary Aluiffe, Cumann na mBan resource officer and executive member of the Women’s History Association of Ireland, UCD.  This event will be held in the Wesleyan Chapel Arts and Cultural Centre, Bailieborough on Thursday the 30th April at 8pm.

This event is open to everyone and your attendance would be much appreciated to this historical event.

 

Classes:

Classes at Bailieborough Business Centre:

QQI Level 4 Information and Technology, taking applications for new class,

QQI Level 4 Computer Applications,

QQI Level 4 Health and Safety in the Workplace,

Skills for Work, Computers for Beginners.

Call for more details 042-969-4716, or call in to the Bailieborough Business Centre, Shercock Road, Bailieborough. Beside the playground.

Computers for beginners: Classes at Bailieborough Business Centre. Do you want to learn the basics of using a computer? These classes will help you with the basics of starting to use a computer, from turning it on, typing a letter, using the internet and more. All you ever wanted to know, but were afraid to ask. Call 042 9694716 for more details.

 

SOLUS NUA

is a Bereavement Programme for those who have lost a spouse or long term partner through death, separation or divorce.  A trained team who are themselves widowed or separated share their journey with you.  Next programme begins at 8pm in the Farnham Arms Hotel, Cavan on 15th April for six weeks.  Contact 049 4371363.

 

 

Bailieborough Walking Group: 2015 Walking Season:
Bailieborough Walking Group commence their 2015 walking season on Saturday, May 2nd. This walk will be a community walk and it will be part of the Cavan Walking Festival in association with Cavan Sports Partnership. It will commence at 11am at the Bailieborough Business Centre, Shercock Road and proceed to the forest and Castle Lake. There will be three separate walks. A short walk for parents and children, a moderate walk of about 5 – 6km and a long walk of about 10km. Refreshments in the Business Centre on completion.

 

Bridge Results:

Tuesday, March 31st: First: Pauline Hutchinson and Olive McCabe. Second: Sean Kelleher and Patsy Corcoran. Best Gross: Teresa O’Reilly and Joy Jameson.

Tuesday, April 7th: First: John McGahan and Bernard Liddy. Second: Rosaleen Mackey and Kathy O’Sullivan. Best Gross: Tom and Anne Moran. Third: Noreen Maguire and Betty Olwill.

 

Relaghbeg Fundraising Committee:

Thanks to everybody who came and supported our Table quiz last Saturday night— it was a great success! We hope you all had as much fun as we did! Well done to all the winners who gave their winnings back to the charity!

This year our chosen Charity is Enable Ireland—Children’s Services and in a change from previous years, our major Fundraising drive has been changed to the May Bank Holiday Sunday—instead of the June one.

Titled ‘Walk and Rock’, the proceedings will commence with a sponsored Walk on Sunday, May 3rd leaving from Bailieborough and Mullagh at 1.00pm and finishing at Relaghbeg. Later on that evening, ‘Say La V’ will provide the Rock music when they take to the stage at 9.30pm. Admission is €10 and all are most welcome to attend.

 

Blue Plaque Unveiling:

Philip Farrelly, was a native of Carnalynch, Bailieborough and his wife Catherine Murphy, a native of Moyles near Monaghan Town. Their son, John Murphy Farley was born in Newtownhamilton, Co. Armagh on April 20th 1842. Educated at St. Macartan’s College, Monaghan he immigrated to the United States in 1864, and studied at St. John’s College, New York and St. Joseph’s Seminary, Troy.   He proceeded to Rome where he completed his studies at the American College.   He was ordained a priest in Rome on June 11th 1870. Father Farley’s first ministry in the New York diocese was as a curate in St. Peter’s, Staten Island in 1870.   In 1872 he was appointed secretary to Archbishop McCloskey and served in that position until 1884 when he was promoted to Monsignor and appointed pastor of St. Gabriel’s, East 37 Street. Monsignor John Murphy Farley was created Auxiliary Bishop of New York on November 18th 1895 and then elevated to the position of Archbishop of New York on September 15th 1902. He was raised to the Sacred College of Cardinals on November 27th 1911. He died in New York on September 17th 1918 and was interred inside the walls of St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

On Monday next, April 20th at 12 Dundalk St., Newtownhamilton, the Ulster History Circle will honour Cardinal John Murphy Farley with a Blue Plaque. The plaque unveiling will take place at 2.00pm and will be performed by Monsignor Father Raymond Murray. The following Blue Plaque unveiling by the Ulster History Circle takes place at Trinity Church, Bailieborough on May 8th at 7pm. The plaque will honour Anne Jane Carlile, Temperance Pioneer.

 

Social Day Centre:

The Bailieborough Social Day Centre’s next get-together is on Wednesday, April 22nd from 2.30pm to 4.30pm, in the Community Centre, Chapel Road. All members are asked to attend for the usual activities and new members are very welcome.

 

‘Bealtaine’ at the Library:

Bailieborough Library celebrating Bealtaine ‘The Art of Sewing, Knitting and Fabric Manipulation’—a workshop by Karen McArdle, textile designer and member of Design and Crafts Council of Ireland on Thursday, May 14th from 11am-1pm. Free workshop and places strictly limited. Ring 042 9665779 for further details.

 

Bailieborough Gardening Group: ‘Trip to Powerscourt’:

Join the Bailieborough Gardening Group on a trip to beautiful Powerscourt Gardens on Sunday, April 26th. See thousands of tulips in bloom in the gardens and there will be time for shopping in the Garden Pavilion. Tea/coffee and scones on arrival included in cost. The bus will leave Bailieborough at 8.30am from Tesco and return at approx. 6pm. The cost of the trip is €25 for garden group members and €30 for non-members. Contact Eilish at 086 8273470 if interested before Monday, April 20th.

 

St. Vincent DePaul Shop:

The St. Vincent DePaul Shop has re-located to Main Street (where Moynagh’s Supermarket used to be). The new shop will afford the organisation the opportunity to provide customers with a greater range of clothes and goods. Once again, the organisation expresses their gratitude for the generous response to their recent appeal for the new shop.

 

Irish Cancer Society: Volunteer drivers needed to drive local cancer patients to and from their treatments in Cavan General.

The Irish Cancer Society’s ‘Care to Drive Service’ is currently seeking volunteer drivers to drive local patients to and from their chemotherapy treatments. We are looking for volunteers to pick patients up at their homes, drive them to the door of the hospital, pick them up when when they are finished their treatment and bring them home again. Volunteer expenses are paid. For more information or an application form please call Rebecca at 01, 2316 642 or email: transport@irishcancer.ie

 

WeightWatchers

Takes place in The BDA Centre, Shercock Road , Bailieborough each Monday from 8pm to 8.30pm, Further details contact Jenny 086 2418361.

 

Leisure Centre:

New Studio Classes, check out our facebook page for details of different classes.

Monday:  BLT 10.00-10.45am and Ladies Fitness 8.30pm.

Tuesday:  Mugendo Kickboxing 6.30-8.30.

Wednesday:  Pilates 10-11am, BLT at 6.30, Step Aerobics from 7.30 to 8.30.

Thursday: Yoga at 10 and Turbo training at 7pm.

Friday:  Men’s Fitness at 8.45.

Studio and Treatment rooms available to rent, Call 042 9666644. Suitable for many uses.

€30 for 30 days membership pool or gym membership still available.

Check us out on www.bailieboroughleisurecentre.com  or find us on facebook for regular updates.

 

Bailieborough Community Bowls:

Bailieborough Community Bowls continues every Wednesday evening at 8.00pm, in the Community Centre, Chapel Road. New members most welcome with free tuition for beginners.

 

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for April and May 2015:

The following are the dates for Baptisms in Saint Anne’s Church: Saturday, April 25th (Deacon Damien) and Sunday April 26th at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael), Sunday, May 3rd at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael), Saturday, May 9th at 4.30pm (Deacon Damien), Sunday, May 17th at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael), and Saturday, May 23rd at 4.30pm (Deacon Damien).

 

Walk, Jog Or Run

. Exercising Is FUN! Every Monday and Wednesday evenings at 8pm join us at Bailieborough Community Centre! All welcome—no matter what your fitness levels are!. Ok folks Spring is here, no more weather excuses, join us to run, jog or walk and most importantly tea, biscuits, fruit and chat afterwards.

 

East Cavan Gaels GAA Hurling – Club News 13th April 2015:

U6/8/10; Both training groups got to move outside this past week, Kingscourt on Wednesday and Bailieborough on Friday. Blitz on Wednesday next 15th in Kingscourt 6.45-8.30, meeting there from 6.30.

U12; The lads had another good win in the league on Wednesday last when they travelled to Castlerahan. Next up is a home game v Woodford Gaels in Bailieborough on Wednesday at 7pm.

Training times and venues; Under 8/10; Kingscourt group; Blitz this Wednesday 6.45

Wednesdays 6-7.30 at Kingscourt Stars GAA grounds.

Bailieborough group;

Friday  6-7.30 at the Community School pitch.

For all U8/10 information contact Willie Gaughan 087 164 9280.

 

Under 14/16/18; All training is collective in Bailieborough and subject to change.

This week, Wednesday outdoors at St. Anne’s Park 7pm. Players will receive a text.

For all U12-U18 information contact Kathryn O’Flynn 087 244 1371.

 

Citizens Information Service:

Co. Cavan Citizens Information Service is in the Library, Bailieborough every Tuesday from 1.30 – 2.30pm. Information on Social Welfare, Employment, Tax, Health etc… A Free and Confidential Service. Tel. 0761 07 5200.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous:

Local meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous are held in: The Health Centre, Kells Road on Wednesdays at 8.30pm.

 

Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd:

The Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd Committee is available to help cancer patients or their families. Free Taxi service available. For further information contact: Michael Cullen 087 154 2447, Edel Fox 086 1004030 or Geraldine Gormley 087 7949448.

 

The Samaritans:

The Samaritans have a new Freephone number: 116 123 for people who are struggling to cope. The line is open and free 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.

 

 If any readers have items of interest to be included in the Bailieborough News, (Obituaries, News Items, Sports, etc…), please e-mail: mattie42@eircom.net or call 042 9666200.

 

Bailieborough News Thursday April 9th 2015

Bailieborough News. April 9th 2015. Matthew J. Cullen.

 

Holy Week and Easter Ceremonies:

Thank you to all those who assisted in preparing and celebrating the Holy Week and Easter Liturgies in St. Annes, especially the Parish Pastoral Council, the sacristan and caretaker, the choirs and their directors Thomas Hanley and Derek Eakins, the Ministers of the Word, the Ministers of the Eucharist, the Apostolic Society, the altar servers and the parents and children of the First Communion classes who participated on Holy Thursday.

A special word of thanks to Marie Guckian, Geraldine O’Reilly, Mella Denning, Ciaran Purcell and Sean O’Reilly who gave their time to prepare the Church, Rose Fitzpatrick and Sheila Clarke who organised the various ministers, the members of the C.E. Scheme, those of you who attended in such large numbers and all who helped in any way.

 

Bailieborough ‘Lend a Hand:

Hopefully, winter has been eclipsed and replaced by the renewal and growth of spring. If the wear and tear of advancing years is causing you to worry about all those outdoor chores and necessary gardening jobs—well don’t!!! Our volunteers are ready, willing and eager to look after your jobs. To avail of this service just ring Ann at 042 9694825 from 9am to 2pm, Monday to Friday. She will arrange our helpers to look after those chores for you at your convenience.

 

The Monthly Holy Hour hosted by ‘Direction for Our Times 

will take place on Thursday evening next, April 9th,  in St. Anne’s Church commencing at 8pm.  All welcome.

 

Welcome News:

It has recently been announced that €107,000 has been allocated as part of the Roads Programme 2015 for road works on the Cavan road from Main Street, Bailieborough to Bailieborough Foundry. This is very welcome news as the road surface in that area has deteriorated badly over the last few years.

 

Free Study Space:

Students may avail of a free study space at the Library, Market Square during Library opening hours except 10am to

1.15pm Wednesday and Friday. Late opening Tuesday and Thursday until 8.30pm. Spacious and warm with free WIFI. Phone 042 9665779 for further details.

Citizens Information every Tuesday from 1.30pm-2.30pm.

‘Abair Leat’ Irish Conversational Group, Tuesdays from 1pm-2pm. Learning Irish for fun. Tea and coffee served. All welcome, free admission.

Parent, baby and toddler group every Wednesday from 11am-12.30pm. Lots of suitable toys, refreshments, all welcome, free admission.

Craft Group every Friday 10.30am-12.30pm. Sharing of crafts and ideas. Tea and coffee, all welcome.  Free admission.

 month from 4pm-5pm.

 

Adult Book Club

last Thursday of every month from 6pm-7pm. All new members welcome. Tea and coffee served. Free admission. Phone Library at 042 9665779 for details on all of the above.

 

BAILIEBOROUGH WOMEN’S GROUP:

The Bailieborough Women’s Group will meet on Friday next, 10th April, in the Community Centre from 2 to 4pm and fortnightly there after. This term will involve relaxation and exercise. New members most welcome.

 

Classes at Bailieborough Business Centre:

QQI Level 4 Information and Technology, taking applications for new class, QQI Level 4 Computer Applications, QQI Level 4 Health and Safety in the Workplace, Skills for Work, Computers for Beginners.  Call for more details 042-969-4716, or call in to  the Bailieborough Business Centre, Shercock Road, Bailieborough. Beside the playground.

 

 

Classes: Every Tuesday and Thursday morning for 6 weeks at Bailieborough Business Centre– Information Technology QQI/Fetac Level 4. Modules include: File Management, Data Entry, Word Processing and Internet & Email. For more details call: Regina Clarke CMETB: Tel:  049-436-1881.

Every Friday Afternoon for 10 weeks at Bailieborough Business Centre – Word Processing QQI Level 3 : Course content: Introduction to Work Processing

For more details call: Regina Clarke CMETB: Tel:  049-436-1881.

Every Friday morning for 20 weeks at Bexcourt Centre, Bailieborough Communications QQI Level 4: Course Content: Reading and Comprehension , Writing Activities – Drafting Proof Reading , Interpreting information – Images, Signs, Charts, Communications with others; Listening, non-verbal Communications, aspects of speech.

For more details call: Regina Clarke CMETB: Tel:  049-436-1881.

 

Relaghbeg Fundraising Committee – Table Quiz – Saturday, 11th April

The Relaghbeg Fundraising Committee are holding a ‘Table Quiz’ on Saturday night next, 11th April at 9.30pm in Smyth’s Bar, Relaghbeg, Bailieboro, Co. Cavan.  All proceeds in aid of Enable Ireland- Children Services North East. 4 persons per team, €10 entry fee per person. Prizes on the night. It promises to be a fun night for all. Your support is greatly appreciated.

 

 

Bailieborough Walking Group: 2015 Walking Season:
Bailieborough Walking Group commence their 2015 walking season on Saturday, May 2nd. This walk will be a community walk and it will be part of the Cavan Walking Festival in association with Cavan Sports Partnership. It will commence at 11am at the Bailieborough Business Centre, Shercock Road and proceed to the forest and Castle Lake. There will be three separate walks. A short walk for parents and children, a moderate walk of about 5 – 6km and a long walk of about 10km. Refreshments in the Business Centre on completion.

 

First Communion Parents Committee:

Meeting on Monday, April 13th in the Parochial House at 8pm. The final Preparation Mass takes place on Saturday, April 18th at 7.00pm.

 

Cubs/ Scouts:

Bailieborough Cubs/Scouts meet in the Community Centre on Mondays from 7 to 8pm. New members welcome aged from 9 to 12 years of age. Queries to Peter Maguire at 085 849 0642 or email petermaguire8@eircom.net

 

Drumkeery Group Water Scheme:

wish to advise that water mains flushing will continue until Saturday, April 11th. Mains flushing is undertaken to improve the water quality supplied to their customers. Customers in areas where flushing will take place will notice a temporary discolouration to their water but this discolouration will clear when allowed to run for a few minutes. Water users may also experience reduced pressure for the duration of these works. Maintenance work is scheduled in the Knockbride area until Wednesday, April 8th and the Vale between Thursday, April 9th and Saturday, April 11th. Should any problems arise, please contact the Maintenance Officer, Peter O’Reilly at 086 0466188. Your co-operation and understanding is greatly appreciated and we regret any inconvenience caused.

 

Social Day Centre:

The Bailieborough Social Day Centre’s next get-together is on Wednesday, April 8th from 2.30pm to 4.30pm, in the Community Centre, Chapel Road. All members are asked to attend for the usual activities and new members are very welcome.

 

 

Computers for beginners:

Classes at Bailieborough Business Centre. Do you want to learn the basics of using a computer? These classes will help you with the basics of starting to use a computer, from turning it on, typing a letter, using the internet and more. All you ever wanted to know, but were afraid to ask. Call 0429694716 for more details.

 

Bailieborough Gardening Group: ‘Trip to Powerscourt:

Join the Bailieborough Gardening Group on a trip to beautiful Powerscourt Gardens on Sunday, April 26th. See thousands of tulips in bloom in the gardens and there will be time for shopping in the Garden Pavilion. Tea/coffee and scones on arrival included in cost. The bus will leave Bailieborough at 8.30am from Tesco and return at approx. 6pm. The cost of the trip is €25 for garden group members and €30 for non-members. Contact Eilish at 086 8273470 if interested before Monday, April 20th.

 

St. Vincent DePaul Shop:

The St. Vincent DePaul Shop has re-located to Main Street (where Moynagh’s Supermarket used to be). The new shop will afford the organisation the opportunity to provide customers with a greater range of clothes and goods. Once again, the organisation expresses their gratitude for the generous response to their recent appeal for the new shop.

 

Cormeen Golf Charity Outing:

The Society ran a very successful Charity Golf outing in Virginia on March 14th and 15th. The Committee wish to thank all who played, bought tickets or donated to the outing. The Society raised €4,500 for two worthy charities—Barretstown for Sick Children and the Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Fund.

 

WeightWatchers

takes place in The BDA Centre, Shercock Road , Bailieborough each Monday from 8pm to 8.30pm, Further details contact Jenny 086 2418361.

 

Leisure Centre:

March Membership Offer. BOGOF….. Buy one get one FREE.

Buy 1 year Pool and Gym Membership and another person gets theirs FREE. €499.

New Studio Classes, check out our facebook page for details of different classes.

Monday:  BLT 10.00-10.45am and Ladies Fitness 8.30pm.

Tuesday:  Mugendo Kickboxing 6.30-8.30.

Wednesday:  Pilates 10-11am, BLT at 6.30, Step Aerobics from 7.30 to 8.30.

Thursday: Yoga at 10 and Turbo training at 7pm.

Friday:  Men’s Fitness at 8.45.

Studio and Treatment rooms available to rent, Call 042 9666644. Suitable for many uses.

€30 for 30 days membership pool or gym membership still available.

Check us out on www.bailieboroughleisurecentre.com  or find us on facebook for regular updates.

 

Bailieborough Community Bowls:

Bailieborough Community Bowls continues every Wednesday evening at 8.00pm, in the Community Centre, Chapel Road. New members most welcome with free tuition for beginners.

 

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for March and April 2015:

The following are the dates for Baptisms in Saint Anne’s Church: Saturday, April 11th at 4.30pm (Deacon Damien), Sunday, April 12th at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael), Saturday, April 25th (Deacon Damien) and Sunday April 26th at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael), Sunday, May 3rd at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael), Saturday, May 9th at 4.30pm (Deacon Damien), Sunday, May 17th at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael), and Saturday, May 23rd at 4.30pm (Deacon Damien).

 

Walk, Jog Or Run…. Exercising Is FUN! Every Monday and Wednesday evenings at 8pm join us at Bailieborough Community Centre! All welcome—no matter what your fitness levels are!. Ok folks Spring is here, no more weather excuses, join us to run, jog or walk and most importantly tea, biscuits, fruit and chat afterwards.

 

East Cavan Gaels GAA Hurling – Club News 7th April 2015:

U6/8/10; Last week’s blitz in Blayney fell victim to the Irish Spring so we will reschedule for a later date.

Training in Kingscourt moves to Wednesdays outdoors, at last!, in Kingscourt Stars GAA grounds 6-7.30pm. We thank Kingscourt Stars for the use of their facilities.

Bailieborough group scheduled to go outside this Friday also at the Community School pitch 6-7.30. Players will receive a confirmation text.

Blitz Wednesday 15th in Kingscourt.

U12; The next round of the league sees the boys head to Ballyjamesduff to play Castlerahan on Wednesday at 7pm.

U14/16/18; Under 16 league begins next week v Lisbellaw.

Thanks; We thank our good friends from Tesco Bailieborough, and their customers, who, between their Community Fund and the bag pack , raised a considerable amount for hurling development locally. Thank you.

NFL Div 2 prediction competition; With the league now over we will announce our winners next week. Thanks to all who supported this competition.

Training times and venues; Under 8/10; Kingscourt group;

Wednesdays 6-7.30 at Kingscourt Stars GAA grounds.

Bailieborough group; Friday 6-7.30 at the Community School pitch.

For all U8/10 information contact Willie Gaughan 087 164 9280.

Under 14/16/18; All training is collective in Bailieborough and subject to change. This week, Wednesday outdoors at St. Anne’s Park 7pm. Players will receive a text.

For all U12-U18 information contact Kathryn O’Flynn 087 244 1371.

 

 

Citizens Information Service:

Co. Cavan Citizens Information Service is in the Library, Bailieborough every Tuesday from 1.30 – 2.30pm. Information on Social Welfare, Employment, Tax, Health etc… A Free and Confidential Service. Tel. 0761 07 5200.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous:

Local meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous are held in: The Health Centre, Kells Road on Wednesdays at 8.30pm.

 

Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd:

The Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd Committee is available to help cancer patients or their families. Free Taxi service available. For further information contact: Michael Cullen 087 154 2447, Edel Fox 086 1004030 or Geraldine Gormley 087 7949448.

 

The Samaritans:

The Samaritans have a new Freephone number: 116 123 for people who are struggling to cope. The line is open and free 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.

 

 If any readers have items of interest to be included in the Bailieborough News, (Obituaries, News Items, Sports, etc…), please e-mail: mattie42@eircom.net or call 042 9666200.

 

Bailieborough News Thursday 2nd April 2015

Bailieborough News. April 2nd  2015. Matthew J. Cullen.

 

Easter and Holy Week Ceremonies at St. Annes:

Holy Thursday, April 2ndChrism Mass in the Cathedral of St. Patrick and St. Felim, Cavan at 11.30am. Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 8.00pm in St. Annes.

Good Friday, April 3rd: Celebration of the Lord’s Passion at 3.00pm. Prayer around the Cross at 8.00pm.

Easter Vigil: Holy Saturday at 9.00pm. Easter Sunday: Mass of the Lord’s Resurrection at 10.00am.

Holy Week Ceremonies in Killann and Shercock: Holy Thursday, April 2nd: Mass of the Lord’s Supper in Shercock at 7.30pm.

Good Friday, April 3rd: Passion Ceremonies in Shercock at 5.00pm and Killann at 8.00pm.

Holy Saturday, April 4th: Vigil Ceremony in Shercock at 10pm.

Easter Sunday, April 5th: Mass of the Resurrection at 10am in Killann and 11.30am in Shercock.

 

Parents Association   – Bailieborough Community School:

Thank you to John Ed Sheanon, and members of the Bailieborough Walking committee, parents, students, Super Valu for sponsoring water and everybody who took part in our fundraising walk, to raise funds for the upgrade of our school canteen, amount received €565.00.

 

Easter Services – Trinity Presbyterian Church:

Thursday, April 2nd at 8pm. United Service in Trinity Church with Bailieborough Church of Ireland.

Friday, April 3rd at 8pm, United Communion Service in Corglass Church at 8pm.

Sunday, April 5th, United Service in Corraneary Church at 11.00am.

 

Bailieborough ‘Lend a Hand’:

Hopefully, winter has been eclipsed and replaced by the renewal and growth of spring. If the wear and tear of advancing years is causing you to worry about all those outdoor chores and necessary gardening jobs—well don’t!!! Our volunteers are ready, willing and eager to look after your jobs. To avail of this service just ring Ann at 042 9694825 from 9am to 2pm, Monday to Friday. She will arrange our helpers to look after those chores for you at your convenience.

 

Easter 2015—Bailieborough Group of Parishes:

Thursday, April 2nd — Maundy Thursday—Bailieborough: Joint Service with Trinity Presbyterian Church at Trinity Church at 8.00pm. All welcome.

Friday, 3rd April—Good Friday—Shercock, 6.00pm and Mullagh at 8.00pm.

Sunday, April 5thEaster Sunday—Sunrise Service in Knockbride at 6.50am followed by breakfast in the Hall.

Easter Service in Bailieborough at 10am followed by Tea and Coffee in the Hall.

Monday, April 6th at 12 noon—Church Family Picnic and Games in the grounds of the Rectory in Bailieborough. Food, fun and games for all ages, just remember to bring your lunch and a blanket to sit on!!

All of these services and gatherings are open to everybody.

 

Bailieborough Community Alert: Annual General Meeting:

At a very well attended AGM on Monday, March 23rd, the following election of officers and committee took place: Chairperson—Niamh Smyth, Vice-Chairperson—Thomas Rogers, Joint Treasurers—Seamus Sheridan and Vincent Cooney, Secretary—Adrian Cahill, PRO—Kevin Carolan. Members of committee: Eamon Donnelly, Maura Smyth, Rose McCabe, Bobby Gray, Sadie Gray, Colm Colgan, Mary O’Reilly and Paddy Kelly. New members are welcome to join. ‘Keeping our community a safer place’. Next meeting takes place on Monday, April 27th in the Hotel Bailie at 9.00pm.

 

Free Study Space:

Students may avail of a free study space at the Library, Market Square during Library opening hours except 10am to

1.15pm Wednesday and Friday. Late opening Tuesday and Thursday until 8.30pm. Spacious and warm with free WIFI. Phone 042 9665779 for further details.

Citizens Information every Tuesday from 1.30pm-2.30pm.

‘Abair Leat’ Irish Conversational Group, Tuesdays from 1pm-2pm. Learning Irish for fun. Tea and coffee served. All welcome, free admission.

Parent, baby and toddler group every Wednesday from 11am-12.30pm. Lots of suitable toys, refreshments, all welcome, free admission.

Craft Group every Friday 10.30am-12.30pm. Sharing of crafts and ideas. Tea and coffee, all welcome.  Free admission.

 month from 4pm-5pm.

 

Adult Book Club:

Last Thursday of every month from 6pm-7pm. All new members welcome. Tea and coffee served. Free admission. Phone Library at 042 9665779 for details on all of the above.

 

Congratulations: CONGRATULATIONS to Bailieborough’s Emma Feeney who recently won the Mid Ulster Boxing Championship again this year.

 

Plaque Unveiling:

Friday May 8th 2015 at 7pm.
A Blue Plaque will be unveiled at Trinity Presbyterian Church Bailieborough by the Ulster History Circle in honour of Anne Jane Carlile, Temperance Pioneer. The unveiling will be performed by Heather Humphreys Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. This event is promoted by the Bailieborough Historical Society.

 

Generous Donation:

Many thanks to the 6th Class pupils in St. Felim’s National School, The Vale who contributed a generous portion of their Confirmation money to the Trocaire Lenten Campaign.

 

Classes:

Information Technology QQI/Fetac Level 4 Every Tuesday and Thursday morning for 6 weeks at Bailieborough Business Centre–. Modules include: File Management, Data Entry, Word Processing and Internet & Email. For more details call: Regina Clarke CMETB: Tel:  049-436-1881.

Word Processing QQI Level 3  Every Friday Afternoon for 10 weeks at Bailieborough Business Centre – : Course content: Introduction to Work Processing

For more details call: Regina Clarke CMETB: Tel:  049-436-1881.

Communications QQI Level 4  Every Friday morning for 20 weeks at Bexcourt Centre, Bailieborough: Course Content: Reading and Comprehension Writing Activities – Drafting Proof Reading , Interpreting information – Images, Signs, Charts, Communications with others; Listening, non-verbal Communications, aspects of speech.

For more details call: Regina Clarke CMETB: Tel:  049-436-1881.

 

Skills For Farmers:

Mondays and Wednesday 7.30pm to 10.00pm

Bailieborough Business Centre

042 9664 716 Lee or Elizabeth

 

Bailieborough Walking Group: 2015 Walking Season:
Bailieborough Walking Group commence their 2015 walking season on Saturday, May 2nd. This walk will be a community walk and it will be part of the Cavan Walking Festival in association with Cavan Sports Partnership. It will commence at 11am at the Bailieborough Business Centre, Shercock Road and proceed to the forest and Castle Lake. There will be three separate walks. A short walk for parents and children, a moderate walk of about 5 – 6km and a long walk of about 10km. Refreshments in the Business Centre on completion.

 

Cubs/ Scouts:

Bailieborough Cubs/Scouts meet in the Community Centre on Mondays from 7 to 8pm. New members welcome aged from 9 to 12 years of age. Queries to Peter Maguire at 085 849 0642 or email petermaguire8@eircom.net

 

Computers for beginners:

Classes at Bailieborough Business Centre. Do you want to learn the basics of using a computer? These classes will help you with the basics of starting to use a computer, from turning it on, typing a letter, using the internet and more. All you ever wanted to know, but were afraid to ask. Call 0429694716 for more details.

 

St. Vincent DePaul Shop:

The St. Vincent DePaul Shop has re-located to Main Street (where Moynagh’s Supermarket used to be). The new shop will afford the organisation the opportunity to provide customers with a greater range of clothes and goods. Once again, the organisation expresses their gratitude for the generous response to their recent appeal for the new shop.

 

WeightWatchers:

Takes place in The BDA Centre, Shercock Road , Bailieborough each Monday from 8pm to 8.30pm, Further details contact Jenny 086 2418361.

 

Leisure Centre:

March Membership Offer. BOGOF….. Buy one get one FREE.

Buy 1 year Pool and Gym Membership and another person gets theirs FREE. €499.

New Studio Classes, check out our facebook page for details of different classes.

Monday:  BLT 10.00-10.45am and Ladies Fitness 8.30pm.

Tuesday:  Mugendo Kickboxing 6.30-8.30.

Wednesday:  Pilates 10-11am, BLT at 6.30, Step Aerobics from 7.30 to 8.30.

Thursday: Yoga at 10 and Turbo training at 7pm.

Friday:  Men’s Fitness at 8.45.

Studio and Treatment rooms available to rent, Call 042 9666644. Suitable for many uses.

€30 for 30 days membership pool or gym membership still available.

Check us out on www.bailieboroughleisurecentre.com  or find us on facebook for regular updates.

 

Bailieborough Community Bowls:

Bailieborough Community Bowls continues every Wednesday evening at 8.00pm, in the Community Centre, Chapel Road. New members most welcome with free tuition for beginners.

 

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for March and April 2015:

The following are the dates for Baptisms in Saint Anne’s Church: Easter Vigil on Saturday, April 4th at 9.00pm (Fr. Michael), Saturday, April 11th at 4.30pm (Deacon Damien), Sunday, April 12th at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael), Saturday, April 25th (Deacon Damien) and Sunday April 26th at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael), Sunday, May 3rd at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael), Saturday, May 9th at 4.30pm (Deacon Damien), Sunday, May 17th at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael), and Saturday, May 23rd at 4.30pm (Deacon Damien).

 

Bridge Results: Tuesday, March 24th Easter Prizes:

First: Una Mansell and Anne Brady, Second: Bernard Liddy and John McGahan. Best Gross: Olive McCabe and Teresa O’Reilly. Third: Rosaleen Mackey and Elizabeth Murphy. Fourth: Pauline McEvoy and Rosaleen Keegan. Fifth: Mona McCormack and Pauline Hutchinson. Seniors Bridge takes place every Tuesday evening in the Bailie Hotel at 8.00pm. New players are always most welcome.

 

Walk, Jog Or Run….

Exercising Is FUN! Every Monday and Wednesday evenings at 8pm join us at Bailieborough Community Centre! All welcome—no matter what your fitness levels are!. Ok folks Spring is here, no more weather excuses, join us to run, jog or walk and most importantly tea, biscuits, fruit and chat afterwards.

 

East Cavan Gaels:   Club News 30th March 2015:

U12; The boys had a convincing win over Ballymachugh in St. Anne’s Park, Bailieborough on Sunday last in the Cavan Under 12 league. In testing conditions the lads put in a strong performance with the whole squad working hard to secure the victory. 2 wins from their first 3 games is a promising start to the competition.

U6/8/10; Thanks to Carrickmacross for hosting an U8/10 blitz on Saturday last. Our next blitz is this coming Wednesday in Castleblayney at 6.30. Tuesday training in Kingscourt will now transfer outdoors to Wednesdays from 8th April 6-7.30. No training this week due to blitz. Outdoor training will return in Bailieborough on Friday 10th April from 6-7.30 at the Community School Pitch.

U14/16/18; Outdoor training for the boys returns at last now that the clocks have moved forward. U16 league coming up in mid-April.

Training times and venues; Under 8/10; Bailieborough group;

No training this coming Good Friday. We return outdoors in Bailieborough on Friday 10th April 6-7.30. For all U8/10 information contact Willie Gaughan 087 164 9280.

Under 12/14/16/18; All training is collective in Bailieborough and subject to change. This week, Wednesday outdoors at St. Anne’s Park. Players will receive a text. For all U12-U18 information contact Kathryn O’Flynn 087 244 1371.

 

Citizens Information Service:

Co. Cavan Citizens Information Service is in the Library, Bailieborough every Tuesday from 1.30 – 2.30pm. Information on Social Welfare, Employment, Tax, Health etc… A Free and Confidential Service. Tel. 0761 07 5200.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous:

Local meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous are held in: The Health Centre, Kells Road on Wednesdays at 8.30pm.

 

Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd:

The Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd Committee is available to help cancer patients or their families. Free Taxi service available. For further information contact: Michael Cullen 087 154 2447, Edel Fox 086 1004030 or Geraldine Gormley 087 7949448.

 

The Samaritans:

The Samaritans have a new Freephone number: 116 123 for people who are struggling to cope. The line is open and free 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.

 

 If any readers have items of interest to be included in the Bailieborough News, (Obituaries, News Items, Sports, etc…), please e-mail: mattie42@eircom.net or call 042 9666200.

 

Bailieborough News Thursday 26th March 2015

Bailieborough News. March 26th  2015. Matthew J. Cullen.

 

 

St. Patrick’s Day Parade: 

On Tuesday afternoon last, the 14th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade took place in the town. On a cold, dull afternoon, the crowds thronged Main Street to watch the Parade. Before the Parade, members of the Bailieborough School of Music entertained the large crowd present from the viewing stand.  Although the Parade was smaller than other years, it proved to be an enjoyable event for young and old.  Mr. Russell Waller—MC for the event—kept the attendance amused and informed about the various participants in the Parade. Two marching bands took part in the parade—the Corduff Pipe Band and St. Mary’s Brass and Reed Band, Kingscourt. Local sporting clubs, organisations and charities were well represented. There were also Fire eaters, stilt walkers, Super Hero’s and community groups along with vintage cars, tractors, etc…  Prizewinners on the day were, Youth Achievement Award went to the East Cavan Gaels Hurling Club, the Best Overall Float went to ‘Roberto’s Chipper’ and the Best Dressed Shop Window went to ‘Black’s Butchers’. The committee would like to thank all who helped out in any way to help make this year’s parade a successful one.

 

 

 

Easter and Holy Week Ceremonies at St. Annes:

Vigil Mass on Saturday, March 28th at 7.00pm and Sunday, March 29th at 10.00am. The Blessing of Palms will take place outside the Church at the beginning of each Mass. Those who wish to join the procession into the Church are asked to remain outside before Mass.

Holy Thursday, April 2nd—Chrism Mass in the Cathedral of St. Patrick and St. Felim, Cavan at 11.30am. Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 8.00pm in St. Annes.

Good Friday, April 3rd: Celebration of the Lord’s Passion at 3.00pm. Prayer around the Cross at 8.00pm.

Easter Vigil: Holy Saturday at 9.00pm. Easter Sunday: Mass of the Lord’s Resurrection at 10.00am.

 

 

St Anne’s School Garden/Outdoor Classroom:

Parents, guardians or anyone interested in the natural building method of Cordwood construction are welcome to come along and help out in the garden on Saturday next, March 28th anytime from 10.00am onwards. Your help would be much appreciated.

 

 

Birdwatch Ireland

alongside the Irish Raptor Study Group and the Golden Eagle Trust are coordinating the National Hen Harrier Survey 2015.

This survey will begin at the start of April and the project co-ordinators are running a series of training workshops to ensure all surveyors are familiar with the methods involved and to offer opportunities for new fieldworkers to participate to help monitor the Hen Harrier population.

You are invited to attend the up-coming survey training workshops which will cover Hen Harrier ecology, methods, reporting and other research opportunities during the course of the survey.  These workshops will also allow people to meet other fieldworkers and discuss the methods and survey requirements. For further information on the survey itself and the workshops please visit; http://www.birdwatchireland.ie/OurWork/ResearchSurveys/IrishHenHarrierSurvey2015/tabid/1443/Default.aspx

The Cavan workshop will take place today, Wednesday, March 25th in the Errigal Hotel, Cootehill from 9.30am to 1.30pm.

Even if you can’t take on a survey square you can assist by reporting information and sightings of Hen Harriers in your local area.

You can submit your sightings through the dedicated survey website http://www.irishhenharriersurvey.com/

 

 

Free Study Space:

Students may avail of a free study space at the Library, Market Square during Library opening hours except 10am to

1.15pm Wednesday and Friday. Late opening Tuesday and Thursday until 8.30pm. Spacious and warm with free WIFI. Phone 042 9665779 for further details.

Citizens Information every Tuesday from 1.30pm-2.30pm.

‘Abair Leat’ Irish Conversational Group, Tuesdays from 1pm-2pm. Learning Irish for fun. Tea and coffee served. All welcome, free admission.

Parent, baby and toddler group every Wednesday from 11am-12.30pm. Lots of suitable toys, refreshments, all welcome, free admission.

Craft Group every Friday 10.30am-12.30pm. Sharing of crafts and ideas. Tea and coffee, all welcome.  Free admission.

 month from 4pm-5pm.

 

 

Adult Book Club

last Thursday of every month from 6pm-7pm. All new members welcome. Tea and coffee served. Free admission. Phone Library at 042 9665779 for details on all of the above.

 

 

First Confession:

Congratulations to the children in 2nd Class in St. Anne’s National School, in St. Felim’s National School and in the Model National School who made their First Confession at a special Service in St. Anne’s Church last Thursday night.

 

 

Classes:

Every Tuesday and Thursday morning for 6 weeks at Bailieborough Business Centre– Information Technology QQI/Fetac Level 4. Modules include: File Management, Data Entry, Word Processing and Internet & Email. For more details call: Regina Clarke CMETB: Tel:  049-436-1881.

Every Friday Afternoon for 10 weeks at Bailieborough Business Centre – Word Processing QQI Level 3 : Course content: Introduction to Work Processing

For more details call: Regina Clarke CMETB: Tel:  049-436-1881.

Every Friday morning for 20 weeks at Bexcourt Centre, Bailieborough Communications QQI Level 4: Course Content: Reading and Comprehension , Writing Activities – Drafting Proof Reading , Interpreting information – Images, Signs, Charts, Communications with others; Listening, non-verbal Communications, aspects of speech.

For more details call: Regina Clarke CMETB: Tel:  049-436-1881.

 

 

Skills For Farmers:

Bailieborough Business Centre Mondays and Wednesdays 7.30pm   Communications

On Line Herd Registration  Emailing   Farm Record Keeping

Free of Charge to those qualified to attend.

Call Elizabeth or Lee  042-969-4716

 

 

Theatre Lovett

presents “The Girl who Forgot to Sing Badly” in the Ramor Theatre on Friday, 27th March at 7pm and Saturday, 28th March at 3pm.

Suitable for ages 7+ and adults of all ages. Bookings on 0498547074 or www.ramortheatre.com

 

 

Cubs/ Scouts: Bailieborough Cubs/Scouts meet in the Community Centre on Mondays from 7 to 8pm. New members welcome aged from 9 to 12 years of age. Queries to Peter Maguire at 085 849 0642 or email petermaguire8@eircom.net

 

 

Computers for beginners:

Classes at Bailieborough Business Centre. Do you want to learn the basics of using a computer? These classes will help you with the basics of starting to use a computer, from turning it on, typing a letter,  using the internet and more. All you ever wanted to know, but were afraid to ask. Call 0429694716 for more details.

 

 

St. Vincent DePaul Shop:

The St. Vincent DePaul Shop has re-located to Main Street (where Moynagh’s Supermarket used to be). The shop opened on Monday, March 16th. The new shop will afford the organisation the opportunity to provide customers with a greater range of clothes and goods. Once again, the organisation expresses their gratitude for the generous response to their recent appeal for the new shop.

 

 

WeightWatchers

Takes place in The BDA Centre, Shercock Road , Bailieborough each Monday from 8pm to 8.30pm, Further details contact Jenny 086 2418361.

 

 

Leisure Centre:

March Membership Offer. BOGOF….. Buy one get one FREE.

Buy 1 year Pool and Gym Membership and another person gets theirs FREE. €499.

New Studio Classes, check out our facebook page for details of different classes.

Monday:  BLT 10.00-10.45am and Ladies Fitness 8.30pm.

Tuesday:  Mugendo Kickboxing 6.30-8.30.

Wednesday:  Pilates 10-11am, BLT at 6.30, Step Aerobics from 7.30 to 8.30.

Thursday: Yoga at 10 and Turbo training at 7pm.

Friday:  Men’s Fitness at 8.45.

Studio and Treatment rooms available to rent, Call 042 9666644. Suitable for many uses.

€30 for 30 days membership pool or gym membership still available.

Check us out on www.bailieboroughleisurecentre.com  or find us on facebook for regular updates.

 

 

Social Day Centre:

A Bus will leave from the Community Centre on Wednesday, March 25th at 1.30pm for outing for all members to Butlersbridge.

 

 

Bailieborough Community Bowls:

Bailieborough Community Bowls continues every Wednesday evening at 8.00pm, in the Community Centre, Chapel Road. New members most welcome with free tuition for beginners.

 

 

Baptism Dates in St. Annes for March and April 2015:

The following are the dates for Baptisms in Saint Anne’s Church: Sunday, March 29th at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael), Easter Vigil on Saturday, April 4th at 9.00pm (Fr. Michael), Saturday, April 11th at 4.30pm (Deacon Damien), Sunday, April 12th at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael), Saturday, April 25th (Deacon Damien) and Sunday April 26th at 12.30pm (Fr. Michael).

 

 

Bridge Results:

Tuesday, March 12th, 2015: First: Vera Bell and Olive Kellett Second: Sean Kelleher and Rose Brennan. Best Gross: Olive McCabe and Una Mansell. Seniors Bridge takes place every Tuesday evening in the Bailie Hotel at 8.00pm. New players are always most welcome.

 

 

Walk, Jog Or Run

Exercising Is FUN! Every Monday and Wednesday evenings at 8pm join us at Bailieborough Community Centre! All welcome—no matter what your fitness levels are!. Ok folks Spring is here, no more weather excuses, join us to run, jog or walk and most importantly tea, biscuits, fruit and chat afterwards.

 

 

East Cavan Gaels:  Club News 23rd March 2015: St. Patrick’s Day;

Our first ever appearance in the Bailieborough St. Patrick’s Day Parade was a tremendous success as our Cuchulainn themed float came away with one of the main prizes on the day, Best Youth Achievement Float. Congratulations to everyone who prepared the float and to all the players who paraded on the day.

U12; Two rounds of the U12 league were played this past weekend. On Saturday we travelled to meet our good friends from Cootehill and went down by two points in a very entertaining game.

On Sunday we hosted St. Felim’s with the result going our way with a good victory and performance.

Cootehill 1-04 East Cavan Gaels 1-02.

East Cavan Gaels 2-07 St.Feilims 0-04.

U6/8/10; The next round of blitzes is nearly upon us. We play Saturday 28th away to Carrick on the astro at the Phoenix 4-5.30pm and Wednesday 1st April away to Castleblayney both for U8 and U10 at 6.30pm.

U14/16/18; Training for these groups will be at various differing times due to the start of the football leagues. Players will receive a text. This week it is indoors in the Community School Sports Hall, Bailieborough on Wednesday at 7.30. It should settle into regular Wednesday outdoor training when the bright evenings return at the end of the month.

Training times and venues; Under 8/10; Kingscourt group;

Every Tuesday in Kingscourt Community Centre 5.30-6.45. €2 each and please bring bottle of water.

Bailieborough group; No training this week due to coach training. No training Good Friday. We return outdoors in Bailieborough on Friday 10th April 6-7.30.

For all U8/10 information contact Willie Gaughan 087 164 9280

Under 12/14/16/18; All training is collective in Bailieborough and subject to change.

This week, Wednesday outdoors at St. Anne’s Park otherwise indoors in the hall. Players will receive a text.

For all U12-U18 information contact Kathryn O’Flynn 087 244 1371.

 

 

Citizens Information Service:

Co. Cavan Citizens Information Service is in the Library, Bailieborough every Tuesday from 1.30 – 2.30pm. Information on Social Welfare, Employment, Tax, Health etc… A Free and Confidential Service. Tel. 0761 07 5200.

 

 

Alcoholics Anonymous: Local meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous are held in: The Health Centre, Kells Road on Wednesdays at 8.30pm.

 

 

Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd:

The Bailieborough Cancer Comfort Ltd Committee is available to help cancer patients or their families. Free Taxi service available. For further information contact: Michael Cullen 087 154 2447, Edel Fox 086 1004030 or Geraldine Gormley 087 7949448.

 

The Samaritans:

The Samaritans have a new Freephone number: 116 123 for people who are struggling to cope. The line is open and free 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.

 

 If any readers have items of interest to be included in the Bailieborough News, (Obituaries, News Items, Sports, etc…), please e-mail: mattie42@eircom.net or call 042 9666200.